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3 Godfathers the Movie – Best John Wayne Western

3 Godfathers the Movie – Best John Wayne Western

” /> As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Arguably the “3 Godfathers” may not be John Wayne’s best western movie. However, “3 Godfathers” is definitely one of his best-ever westerns. It is probably the most underrated of all of John Wayne”s films. It ranks right up there with: The Searchers The Quiet Man Red River Rio Bravo El Dorado The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance I’ll go out on a limb here and say 3 Godfathers the…

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Old Classic Movies; What makes a classic movie

Old Classic Movies; What makes a classic movie

Not all old movies are classic old movies. Just like not all old things are antiques, they are just old. There are even some who would suggest that all old movies are “classic”. I don’t believe that though. Even experts don’t agree on which movies should be “a classic movie”. I am going to try to explain what makes a classic movie a classic in my mind’s eye.  This is not an all-inclusive breakdown, because emotions and upbringing etc. tend…

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What is the best western – Watch the movie High Noon (1952)

What is the best western – Watch the movie High Noon (1952)

Whenever I am asked “what is the best western to watch”, I almost always respond, “it’s High Noon from 1952.” Sometimes their reply is, “why something THAT old” or “I’ve never even heard of that one”. With so many great westerns that have been made, they also say, “what makes this one so special?” Before I answer that – Consider the competition Before I attempt to answer that, let me list a few other movies that come pretty close to…

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Twelve O’clock High 1949 Movie – Lessons in Leadership

Twelve O’clock High 1949 Movie – Lessons in Leadership

“Twelve O’clock High” may be this best World War II movie ever made. The people were real and the events actually happened. My goal is to provide some insight without telling this story. You might be motivated to see this movie for yourself, so I don’t want to tell this story. There are many aspects of “Twelve O’clock High” that I could talk about. However, this most important element of this movie is its lessons in leadership. Leadership is not…

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About Dane

About Dane

Thank you for visiting my website.  I hope you find something that will enhance your enjoyment of “ancient” movies as well.   How I became fascinated with the old movies The first movie that I can remember seeing was “They Were Expendable” when I was 5 years old. In those days you could enter the theater as soon as you bought your ticket, since it was continuous showing. My Mom and I entered about halfway through the feature.  So we…

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