Merry christmas 1958 from some of the castcrew of the horse soldiers. The horse soldiers cast and crew cast photos and info. The film was based on harold sinclairs novel of the same name. The team of john lee mahin and martin rackin both wrote the screenplay and produced the movie. The horse soldiers 1959 115 minutesaction director. That he was rabidly anticommunist, notoriously racist. This hard to find poster shows light staining on the lower margins and has been linen backed.
The horse soldiers john wayne western movie dreams. This is absolutely one of john wayne and john fords best movies. In rooster cogburn and true grit his horse was named bo. The horse soldiers 1959 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Horse soldiers, the 1959 movie clip strong as a bull. But duke liked the horse so much that he signed an exclusive movie rights contract with the company. Joe biden calls a woman at one of his events a lying, dog.
Directed by john ford this critically acclaimed thundering spectacle western was one of waynes most popular. What happened to the gun john wayne used in the horse. I went to the movie in 1959 to see my favorite actordirectors latest movie and was absolutely dumbstruck when constance towers appeared on screen. Marlowe john wayne isnt happy with his new medical officer kendall william holden, especially regarding treatment of malarial sgt. The biggest mistakes you never noticed in the horse soldiers 1959. He frequently worked in minor roles with director john ford and when raoul walsh suggested him for the lead in the big trail 1930, an epic western shot in an early widescreen process called fox grandeur, ford.
Grierson turned and opened fire on them, killing most of them. The name of the horse was alamo and was also used in the movie the alamo. In a relatively nimble response, considering the lengths theyre asked to go by their candidate on a regular basis these days, bidens campaign tweeted that lying dogfaced pony soldiers, is a reference to a line in an old john wayne movie called the horse soldiers. Duke only rode him in the three john ford films and for no one else. The screenplay by john lee mahin and martin rackin was loosely based on harold sinclairs 1956 novel of the same name, a fictionalized version of griersons raid in mississippi. Jonathan miles basil ruysdael commandant, jefferson military academy danny borzage sam harris. The horse soldiers 1959 movie mistakes, goofs and bloopers. The duke clearly overshadows holden, but holden holds his own. He appeared in seven films with john wayne, who kennedy stands next to, shirtless, in this still from rio. With john wayne, william holden, constance towers, judson pratt, hoot gibson, ken curtis.
Released june 2nd, 2008, the horse soldiers stars john wayne, william holden, constance towers, judson pratt the movie has a runtime of about 1. Mega ashwa show breeding stallion horse ring show 2020. John wayne, william holden, constance towers, judson pratt a union cavalry outfit is sent behind confederate lines in strength. Notice the ah brand which i originally thought might be for trainer and stable owner ace hudkins. But it stars john wayne and william holden riding horses and fighting.
He killed all the teachers and the rest of the students and then killed all the people in the town. Its like pappy ford instructed duke to ride this one special mount. Hank kendall constance towers hannah hunter althea gibson lukey hoot gibson brown anna lee mrs. One of the most dramatic incidents of the civil war supplied the fabric for the story of the horse soldiers, john fords epic production starring john wayne. It has that distinctive ford look, and william clothiers cinematography is nothing. The undefeated 1969 john wayne movies hd 1080p the best western.
John wayne rode a liver chestnut colored quarter horse in the movie mcclintock. In 1863, a union outfit is sent behind confederate lines in mississippi to destroy enemy railroads but a captive southern belle and the units doctor cause frictions within ranks. John fords western, based on an actual civil war incident, starring john wayne, william holden, constance towers, hoot gibson and anna lee. The horse soldiers is full of marvelous frames, of a subtle lyricism, not as. The addition of bill holden in a john ford movie with john wayne was a stroke of genius. Parke in her first western film, 1959s the horse soldiers, constance towers found herself in the middle of two johns. The horse soldiers 1959 john wayne in the horse soldiers 1959 john wayne and hoot. I left my loveus cavalry songthe horse soldiersjohn. Not exactly a western, since it takes place entirely in mississippi during the civil war.
This was the beginning of big time movie deals for both john wayne and william holden. The horse soldiers is a 1959 war film set during the american civil war directed by john ford and starring john wayne, william holden and constance towers. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Directed by john ford, and starring john wayne, william holden, and constance towers, the screenplay is loosely based on both colonel benjamin griersons raid in 1863 through mississippi, and on the novel, the horse soldiers, by harold sinclair. With john wayne, william holden, constance towers, judson pratt. John fords civil warera docudrama stars john wayne as john marlowe. Wayne wanted to buy banner, but fat jones refused to sell the big sorrel. The horse soldiers is a 1959 deluxe color war film, set in the american civil war, directed by john ford, starring john wayne, william holden and constance towers.
And waynes horse had to closely match the footage of maynards tarzan. Mahin, martin rackin, harold sinclair, john lee mahin, martin rackin. Later, bidens spokespeople said the line was taken from a scene in a john wayne movie in which a native american chief refers to wayne as a lying, dogfaced pony soldier. Mitchell jack pennick in john fords civil war drama the horse soldiers, 1959 view the tcmdb entry for the horse soldiers. He then led a charge back to the school and the small town. John wayne full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. The horse soldiersjohn wayne, william holden, constance towers, ken curtis, judson pratt, willis bouchey, denver pyle, strother martin, althea gibson, hank worden, hoot gibson 1959. John ford john wayne, william holden, constance towers. The attack on john waynes troops by the school boys is based on fact, but unlike the film, the troops under the command of col. John fords only film to center around the civil war, the horse soldiers overcomes a number of flaws to emerge as a solid, often exciting, movie that just misses being topdrawer ford.
The sorrel gelding was called dollorno aand it was owned by dick webb movie productions. Of course, even lesser ford is still better than most movies, and horse has plenty going for it. The horse soldiers 1959 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. John wayne in the horse soldiers western movie youtube. Unfortunately it doesnt get the play a lot of waynes other movies did and is often overlooked. Another break followed as his friend john ford signed him up in 1939, giving wayne another leading man role but in an agrade movie. Remembering the horse soldiers constance towers on the two johns in her life. Though flawed, john fords the horse soldiers has a fair amount going for it. Clearing up some misconceptions about john wayne there are a plethora of stories and articles floating around today and have been for decades that john wayne was a phony. If there was any doubt that james stewart was a kindhearted man, just look at his love for a horse named pie. The secret soldiers of benghazi 2016 english movie official theatrical trailerhd john. That movie, apparently, has first nations characters referring to the royal canadian mounted police as pony soldiers, despite never calling them dogfaced at the same time. John wayne internet movie firearms database guns in. Joe biden uses john wayne quote to call woman dogfaced.
Below is a blowup of that brand which appears to be a. American actor, director, and producer john wayne 1907 1979 began working on films as an extra, prop man and stuntman, mainly for the fox film corporation. In the searchers, the horse soldiers and liberty valance you see duke mounted on a tall, very fast sorrel horse with a blaze with a tiny red spot in it. John wayne may or may not have liked horses, but he did have a favorite in his later years. Above is a screen capture of waynes horse in the big stampede warners, 1932. The horse soldiers, directed by john ford, is sadly not one of his better known films, nor one of his more popular ones. Original insert movie poster starring john wayne, william holden and constance towers. But there is a lot about john wayne you might not know. Grierson, is ordered to take 1,700 men on a cavalry raid from the tennessee border through mississippi to destroy railroad supply lines, bridges and commissaries. Although it stars john wayne, and is set in america in about 1863, it is not a western, but a civil war drama. With john wayne, william holden and john ford all working on the same movie i think. The horse soldiers 2008 cast and crew during the civil war, colonel john marlowe john wayne is tasked with leading a union cavalry division to raze a confederate railroad depot. John wayne the horse soldiers 1959 video dailymotion. He also points out that another john wayne movie1949s she wore a yellow ribbon concludes with a shot of cavalry in which the narrator uses the.585 655 374 1103 376 73 1089 92 1047 1237 1529 397 552 492 112 90 1069 138 969 798 719 1425 194 641 160 759 309 124 642 5 1034 146 669 193