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Unusual in that Wayne wasn't in every scene - usual bullying presence when he was. Standard plot for this kind of western.
good to see the old westerns shows you how a man used to be always have a bad/good/guy/and the heroin
A classic movie from the "DUKE", if you are a DUKE fan...you better watch this movie.
"Chisum" is a classic example of that old maxim-"they dont make em like this any more",what a great western-its set on a big stage and stars some of the greatest western character actors one could ever... Read more see-including the greatest western star-JOHN WAYNE.The movie is loosely based on the Lincoln County wars and though maybe not historically accurate, the film is a fine piece of movie making.Filmed in panavision the action is fast and furious while the story is, for a western, very complex-and is filled with polictic intrigue ,doublecrosses and many a revenge killing.The DVD copy is good, with not too much screen noise,and the disc also contains special features."Chisum" is a must see film for all western fans-though not as well known as some of the Dukes later films like "True Grit"&"The Shootist", "Chisum" stands the test of time and shows why the western as art is still alive and very much still shooting.
This is a classic John Wayne western: cheesy but a very relaxing watch. A perfect selection (if you like Westerns) for a lazy afternoon.