Author Topic: "Shane"  (Read 148 times)

Offline PJ Hardtack

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"Shane"
« on: November 29, 2019, 11:21:21 am »
"Shane" was on the toob recently and of course I had to watch it - again for the umpteenth time. Love it even tho' Alan Ladd just seemed too squeaky clean to have been a gun fighter.

The two brawls in the movie have to be the best ever in a western movie!

Jack Palance was the epitome of a cold hearted killer. All the Cowboys looked the part.

The backdrop of the Grand Teton mountains added greatly, the way they just rise up out of the plain.

"Shane! Come back, Shane!"
"I won't be wronged, I won't be insulted, I won't be laid a hand on.
I don't do these things to others and I require the same from them."  John Wayne

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Re: "Shane"
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2019, 04:40:55 pm »
GOOD MOVIE........COULD NOT STAND THE KID OR THE WIFE.
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Offline PJ Hardtack

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Re: "Shane"
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2019, 08:13:30 pm »
Agreed! Brandon Dewilde was insipid and so was his Mom.

Van Heflin played the part well, but he could have been a little sharper in noticing the chemistry between his wife and Shane.
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I don't do these things to others and I require the same from them."  John Wayne

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Re: "Shane"
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2019, 08:31:35 am »
I remember watching the movie as a kid, and I couldn't STAND that kid even then!  Good movie otherwise.......
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Re: "Shane"
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2019, 08:16:02 am »
Pale Rider is essentially the same story with a more mystical bent Andy had the same issue with it, girl was annoying.  Mother in Pale Rider was a bit more believable.   Parlance, Van Cleef, Elam would have been a fearsome group if the could have paired them as the antagonists.   
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Re: "Shane"
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2019, 04:00:12 pm »
I never liked that movie (Shane). Just too Hollywood hokey for me.

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