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Title:
Red river
Author:
Hawks, Howard, 1896-1977, presenter, film director, film producer.
Edition:
Two-DVD special edition.
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]

[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]

©2014
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (127 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
With no market for his herd, the master of a vast cattle ranch and his son decide to head the first cattle drive over the now famous Chisholm Trail, past the Red River, into Missouri. The path is filled with hardship and the drive looks hopeless as the men struggle to prevail.
General Note:
Contains both the original theatrical release (disc 1) and the prerelease version (disc 2).

Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.

From the Saturday Evening Post story by Borden Chase.

Special features: Disc 1: Bogdanovich on Red River (new interview with filmmaker and critic Peter Bogdanovich); Hawks and Bogdanovich (interview with director Howard Hawks and filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich); Trailer. Disc 2: Molly Haskell (interview with critic Molly Haskell discussing the film); Lee Clark Mitchell (interview with scholar Lee Clark Mitchell about the western genre); Borden Chase (1969 interview where the novelist and screenwriter discusses the film adaptation of his work, conducted by western scholar Jim Kitses); Lux Radio Theatre (adaptation of Red River originally broadcast on March 7, 1949, features John Wayne, Joanne Dru, and Walter Brennan). Insert includes an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Rating: Not rated.
Added Uniform Title:
Saturday evening post.

Lux radio theatre (Radio program)
ISBN:
9781604658668
UPC:
715515119719
Format :
DVD

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Thomas Dunson, a tyrannical Texas rancher, is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew, turns against him.


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Classic father-son warfare, with John Wayne and Montgomery Clift. (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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