Bend of the River

directed by Anthony Mann
Category: "Western"
Year of Release:1952
Date Added:04/04/2008
Date Watched:04/09/2007
Description:James Stewart plays a guide with a shady past who is helping a band of settlers in Oregon.

James Stewart ... Glyn McLyntock, Wagon train guide
Arthur Kennedy ... Emerson Cole
Julie Adams ... Laura Baile
Rock Hudson ... Trey Wilson, Gambler
My Rating:6

Reviews for Bend of the River

Review - Bend of the River

While Stewart's character was fun to watch, the plot had holes large enough to drive his wagon train through. The movie also had an amazingly-high body count. Men were getting shot left and right, but there was very little blood, and as soon as anybody died, everybody else seemed to immediately forget about him — even the director, because although there were people dropping like flies, I rarely saw any bodies on the ground.

Tim pointed out that he worst part of that movie is when Jimmy Stewart’s character needs the help of a rope to get pulled out of what appeared to be about 8″ of water.

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