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Rio Bravo

Dir: Howard Hawks
Cast: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson
125mins   1959   US   PG   English   

Screened as part of Robert's Genre Club
Tickets can be purchased for the course or for individual screenings

The sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape. After a friend is killed trying to muster support for him, he and his deputies must find a way to hold out against the rancher's hired guns until the marshal arrives. In the meantime, matters are complicated by the presence of a young gunslinger - and a mysterious beauty who just came in on the last stagecoach.

'To watch Rio Bravo is to see a master craftsman at work. The film is seamless. There is not a shot that is wrong. It is uncommonly absorbing, and the 141-minute running time flows past like running water.' - Roger Ebert

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Sun 9 February

14:00