- Amazon Sales Rank: #171042 in DVD
- Brand: Lions Gate
- Released on: 2010-11-23
- Rating: NR (Not Rated)
- Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
- Number of discs: 4
- Formats: Color, NTSC
- Original language:
- Dimensions: .40 pounds
John Wayne stars as John Devlin, a gambler who, with his new wife, Sandy (Vera Ralston), moves to North Dakota hoping to cash in onthe land boom created by increasing railroad expansion. On their trip west, they meet two swindlers, Bender and Collins (Ward Bondand Mike Mazurki) who have been pillaging farms and driving the farmers out of the territory. The two crooks steal John and Sandy's savings, a dangerous riverboat chase ensues, and the criminals make a clean getaway. In a desperate attempt to get back his savings and see justice prevail, Devlin joins the wheat farmers in a heated range battle against Bender, Collins and their gang. The action is fast paced and thrilling, ending in an exciting conclusion that includes a daring fight-to-the-finish. Walter Brennan also stars in the fast-paced, action-packed western.
In Old California:
Tom, played by John Wayne, is a handsome physician in the gold-rush days of California. He discovers that Sacramento politician Britt Dawson (Albert Dekker) has become wealthy from forced tributes levied on ranches. Irant and dincensed, he leads the ranchers ina successful revolt against the unfair taxes. In retaliation, Dawson viciously taints a tonic prescribed by Tom, and a patient is killed. Dawson hides the evidence and incites the mob into a furious rage against Tom claiming he's an unfit physician. When gold is discovered at Sutter's Mill, the announcement distracts the crowd, saving Tom from being lynched. How will the local residents feel about Tom when he's the only doctor in town especially when a terrible epidemic breaks out? Will Dawson still be able to make good on his attempt to destroy Tom? The outcome will have you on the edge of your saddle as the action builds to an exiting conclusion.
John Wayne is good guy Bob Seton in Roul Walsh's star-studded thriller set in the dark days before the Civil War. During this strained period in America's history, emotions run high and tension fills the air, e specially during political contests. In the race for Federal Marshall of Kansas, Seton defeats William Cantrell (Walter Pidgeon), causing increased animosity between these two powerful figures. Their mutual ill will peaks when Cantrell steals Seton's girl (Claire Trevor), manipulating her into marriage to get even with Seton. Their rivalry reaches dangerous proportions when Seton exposes Cantrell and his guerrillas who have been raiding bothUnion and Confederate lines. Roy Rogers co-stars in one of his earliest film roles.
A Lady Takes a Chance:
Finding men has bever been a problem for city girl Molly Trousdale (Jean Arthur) - finding the right man is another matter. And women have never been a problem for cowboy bachelor Duke Hutkins (John Wayne) - until they want to marry him. If it's true that opposites attract, they're obviously made for each other. When Molly sets out from New York on a cross-country bus tour, she just wants to see America. But her plans take an unexpected turn out West, when she collides (literally!) with Duke while he's competing at the rodeo. He assumes she's just another pretty gal who'll fall into his arms, but she's a lady who won't be roped easily by a brawling, rough-and-ready cowboy. Jean Arthur shows the spunk that made her one of the biggest stars of Hollywood's Golden Era, and JohnWayne is at his most charming when he falls for her against his better judgment. So get ready for the dust to fly when these two screen legends star in a truly classic romantic comedy, A LADY TAKES A CHANCE!
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