Red River (1948)
The Regal Cinema’s Wild West Wednesday series presents Red River.
This classic black and white Western stars John Wayne as the headstrong Thomas Dunson.
Thomas Dunson (John Wayne) starts a thriving Texas cattle ranch with the help of his faithful trail hand, Groot (Walter Brennan), and his protégé Matt Garth (Montgomery Clift.
In need of money following the Civil War, Dunson and Matt lead a cattle drive to Missouri but the crotchety older man and his willful young partner begin to butt heads on the exhausting journey.
“Beautifully directed with a lovely visual lyricism, this film packs a western punch with perfect performances and a fine script” – EMPIRE ★★★★★
“this opus is on the way towards being one of the best cow-boy pictures ever made” – New York Times