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Title: The Baron of Arizona (1950)
Post by: Dust Devil on May 19, 2015, 09:29:22 AM

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0042229/


Sam Fuller's second film: (apparently) a fictionalized tale of James Reavis' unsuccessful attempt to claim the whole territory of Arizona through forgery and deceit, starring Vincent Price, Vladimir Sokoloff and a few other semi-known faces of the industry system. A W without gunshots, hence not really a W. A watchable and rather suave flick, directed in a fairly typical Fulleresque (economical) way. Good performances.



7/10
Title: Re: The Baron of Arizona (1950)
Post by: dave jenkins on May 19, 2015, 11:55:37 AM
yeah, I like this one.  O0
Title: Re: The Baron of Arizona (1950)
Post by: Dust Devil on May 19, 2015, 12:22:11 PM
It also contains connections to The Magnificent Seven and OUATITW. O0
Title: Re: The Baron of Arizona (1950)
Post by: T.H. on May 19, 2015, 03:35:24 PM
It's been quite a while since I've seen this, but I like this one too. It's like the 40s B movie version of There Will Be Blood.
Title: Re: The Baron of Arizona (1950)
Post by: dave jenkins on May 20, 2015, 04:32:34 AM
It's been quite a while since I've seen this, but I like this one too. It's like the 40s B movie version of There Will Be Blood.
"I drink Arizona's milkshake!"  ;D
Title: Re: The Baron of Arizona (1950)
Post by: T.H. on May 20, 2015, 05:10:02 PM
Haha, nicely played.
Title: Re: The Baron of Arizona (1950)
Post by: Moorman on November 22, 2017, 03:36:19 PM
I caught the last 1/3rd of this film on TCM.  From what i saw, this is a great film. HARD to find. They have it over at Criterion as part of a five film box set of the director, Samuel Fuller.  Vincent Price said it was his favorite film to do. I'll give a review once i see the whole movie...
Title: Re: The Baron of Arizona (1950)
Post by: cigar joe on November 22, 2017, 03:39:53 PM
I caught the last 1/3rd of this film on TCM.  From what i saw, this is a great film. HARD to find. They have it over at Criterion as part of a five film box set of the director, Samuel Fuller.  Vincent Price said it was his favorite film to do. I'll give a review once i see the whole movie...

It's pretty good agreed, about a 7/10.