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    • Red River on Criterion Blu-ray and DVD

    • One can't get any closer to the center of the western genre than Howard Hawks' 1948 Red River. It can boast one of the first film appearances of Montgomery Clift, who never again played a western hero. It's the picture where John Wayne proved that he could hold his own on a screen with any other actor. Borden Chase's primal story of a cattle drive still compels despite Chase's low opinion of Charles Schnee's contribution to the shooting script. Hawks produced the film independently for United Artists release, gambling that his instincts would deliver another hit, and earn profit for him instead of one of the studio moguls. Hawks had a bit of a rough go getting his picture into the theaters, and encountered a problem that led to two versions of the movie contending for place of primacy.
      br> Borden Chase's tale is a generational saga in the vein of Edna Ferber. In search of a future on a ranch of his own, ambitious & charismatic Thomas Dunson leaves his love-struck girlfriend Fen (Coleen Gray) behind, and with his sidekick Nadine Groot (Walter Brennan) uses force to take a huge plot of Texas prairie away from a Mexican landlord. He 'adopts' orphan Matthew Garth (as an adult, Montgomery Clift), who becomes a sure shot and goes to fight in the Civil War. Defeat finds Dunson with a lot of cattle and no local market in Texas, so in desperation he rounds up all the steers he can find for a risky trail drive to Missouri. But Dunson has problems running his outfit. He soon threatens to kill, and then kills, cowboys that try to quit the drive. The more reasonable Matt defies his boss / father figure when he takes the herd away from Dunson, promising to deliver it to a rumored new rail-head at Abilene, Kansas. Furious, Dunson promises in return to catch up with Matt and kill him.
      br> Red River gives us characters so vivid that they became archetypes for a decade's worth of westerns to follow. There's Walter Brennan's Groot, a cantankerous chuck wagon jockey who loses his false teeth in a poker game, and can only borrow them back for meals. There's Cherry Valance, a narcissistic gunfighter who engages in a 'friendly' quick-draw competition with Matt. The rest of the cowboys on the drive are a thick slice of western types, interesting men that Hawks arrays in 'stand and watch' compositions with ten or twelve distinct personalities in the frame. They form yet another Hawks 'professional unit' that appeals to male viewers, a gregarious association of mutual respect. For over two hours we watch 'real men' doing a 'real job': Hawks spent weeks on location driving 1500 steers up hills and across rivers.
      br> As western film authority Robert S. Birchard used to maintain, the brilliant Red River transcends a patchy script through inspired direction. There are only two women in this predominantly male show. Coleen Gray's Fen carries such a powerful sexual charge that her aura hangs over the whole picture, and is not even touched by the late introduction of Joanne Dru's character. Dru's "Tess Milay" is a terrible 'author's construction,' a woman who verbalizes (constantly, redundantly, annoyingly) all the character tensions between Dunson and Matthew that shouldn't need verbalizing. Dru's Milay makes a mockery of the final showdown. Resolving the film's heavy-duty father/son conflict through the intervention of a dame in screwball comedy mode is not Howard Hawks' best idea. Although the ending is funny, the jolting tonal shift makes it play like a TV sitcom. It's as if Lucille Ball intervened between Ahab and Moby Dick, arguing that their big-deal feud doesn't amount to a hill of blubber in this crazy world. Red River is so good that this miscalculation doesn't cripple the experience. We concede that Borden Chase's elegiac, unnecessarily morbid original ending sounds far less appealing. As for Joanne Dru, she has one of the best "tough babe" moments in all of Hawks, courtesy of a convincing stage illusion with an Indian arrow.
      br> Red River introduces a slippery time-lapse trick that was a big source of amusement in film school, where we students thought we were experts in the analysis of cinematic flashbacks and time-shift gimmicks. Dunson talks to fourteen year-old Matt Garth, explaining how in just ten years he plans to build his two cows into a big cattle empire. As Dunson talks we see the growing ranch, the new buildings and corrals, etc. When he's finished, Matt is suddenly ten years older and Dunson has gray sideburns. "Well, here we are ten years later", Dunson whines, "and we have more cows than you can shake a stick at. Now we gotta take 'em to Missouri."
      br> If only life were like that. Following the unwritten rule that a flashback or flash-forward should always return a film to the "real" present tense, it would be amusing to have Dunson finish talking as the image dissolves back to the three of them back where they started, standing around their wagon with two cows and the dead vaquero Dunson just shot. Dunson stares a bit and then throws a dirt clod down, as would a deadpan Bill Murray. "Yep, that's what we gotta do alright. Maybe."
      br> Borden Chase used the exact same construction in Anthony Mann's Bend of the River, with a settler explaining how his new community will be established before winter comes. Hawks himself re-used the device in a movie that's essentially a remake of Red River in ancient Egypt, 1955's Land of the Pharaohs. The head architect explains how the great pyramid of Cheops will be constructed and we see it constructed in a montage, as ten years telescopes into four minutes. Meanwhile, young Dewey Martin grows to manhood, just as did Montgomery Clift.
      br> Red River has a bona fide classic moment every ten minutes or so, from the yip-yip-yahoo beginning of the cattle drive to the stampede caused by 'sweet tooth Bunk Kenneally', to Matthew Dunson's murders of his own men, committed with the dubious justification that the leader of a cattle drive is akin to a captain at sea. Then there's the rescue of a wagon train of gamblers and entertainers, and the happy arrival in Abiliene, greeted by the 19th century's symbol of business success, a mighty steam engine. Composer Dimitri Tiomkin had assembled a rather crazy, psychologically jumbled Big Western music score for David O. Selznick's earlier Duel in the Sun. Tiomkin's music for Red River is arguably his first iconic "Big Sky" western score. Tiomkin's work would soon define the '50s western, pushing an ambitious, aggressive All-American vibe. That's pretty impressive for a musician born in the Ukraine over twenty years before the Russian Revolution.
      br> Howard Hawks' filming style never looked better, with single close-ups reserved only for very privileged moments. Hawks' unity of time makes scenes fold into each other perfectly. A lot is happening, but we're never given a chance to become restless. Coming out of the ten-year time jump, the discussion of economics, the meeting with the other rancher, and the competition between Matthew Garth and Cherry Valance are all really one unbroken scene. Despite its postwar psychological angle, the emotional message imparted is, to coin a phrase, as positive and robust as the great outdoors itself. Red River is a tough act to follow, one of Howard Hawks' very best films and one of the great American movies.
      br> The Criterion Collection's Dual-Format Edition of Red River is a marvelous deluxe presentation. Two versions of the film are encoded on two Blu-rays and two DVD discs. The B&W show is literally one beautiful Russell Metty shot after another. Criterion has brushed up MGM's well-preserved long version of the movie, which is referred to here as the preview version.
      br> The long version is the one that has survived in tip-top shape, unlike many another film favorite, including Hawks' own sublime The Big Sky. We had heard early rumors that Peter Bogdanovich, who knew Hawks as a close friend, might insist that Criterion only use a shorter cut referred to here as the theatrical version. Bogdanovich's concise and rational video piece puts our worries to rest. The theatrical version lops about six minutes out of the movie. It tightens the pace, introducing new opticals to hurry some transitions. The frequent 'diary entry' milestone graphics are replaced by Walter Brennan's voice, paraphrasing the same information in words. To these eyes it seems clear that Hawks was trimming the film down to make the film more 'exhibition friendly', to allow time for more showings per day, or a second feature. Booking theaters in 1949 wasn't easy for small distributors like United Artists, as the majors controlled the majority of the country's theaters.
      br> The theatrical version also changes the final scene, dropping some of the suspenseful musical accompaniment to Dunson's march into Abilene and editing out quite a bit of dynamic "showdown business" before he fires his gun.
      br> As it turns out, the theatrical cut is not what Howard Hawks wanted, either. Peter Bogdanovich explains that Howard Hughes sued because this final scene was too similar to the finish of Hughes' earlier The Outlaw. Editorial changes were negotiated. That's why the superbly directed lead-in to the final confrontation is so mangled in the theatrical cut. Bogdanovich says that the real cut should be the theatrical, with the ending from the preview version. I say let's forget about the theatrical version altogether. To me it looks like Hawks chopped his movie up in the fear that it would flop and he'd never see a profit. Perhaps United Artists advised him to shorten the film, or else. The preview cut plays beautifully and also looks much better. But blessings upon Mr. Bogdanovich for his honest explanation of the versions.
      br> Red River came to TV in both versions. Long before I realized that two distinct cuts existed, I wondered why I was misremembering details in the show. The long version is preferable in every way. There's enough Walter Brennan geezer-speak in the movie itself, making his extra narration too much of a good thing. Did Hawks decide that his audience of school kids couldn't read? The constant editorial tightening also mucks up the pleasing rhythms of Hawks' direction. The long cut allows a shot to play every once in a while, with just music. I also like the 'ride to the rescue' cutting in the wagon train sequence, which has a string of artificial 'hero' medium close-ups of the cowboys riding and shooting. For a brief second these wonderful shots bring back the 'ride 'em cowboy' spirit of serial westerns. The theatrical version skips all of this, and further up-cuts rush us into the next dialogue exchange.
      br> That's only one extra on this packed disc set. Boganovich's taped interview with Hawks is fascinating, as is my old professor Jim Kitses' excellent interview with writer Borden Chase, whose work easily dominated class act '50s westerns. Molly Haskell's take on Red River comes across well in her video interview. A broader overview of the western genre is covered in Lee Clark Mitchell's interview piece.
      br> Back in the realm of standard extras, we have a radio adaptation of the movie, a trailer and a booklet with a Geoffrey O'Brien essay and Ric Gentry's text interview with Hawks' trusted editor Christian Nyby. Nyby lets slip that the ending was reshot, which is interesting -- wasn't it staged on location? Nyby also says that a detail in that confrontation is still missing, in which Dunson shoots off part of Matt's hat -- and part of his ear as well.
      br> Topping things off is a fat paperback edition of Borden Chase's source novel, Blazing Guns of the Chisolm Trail. Criterion's disc producer Curtis Tsui has brought this herd to market in fine shape. Even with all these discs and extras, the western is still being sold at Criterion's standard price point.
      br> By Glenn Erickson

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    • Elizabeth and Michael

    • By Donald Bogle

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    • THE ESSENTIALS: 52 Must-See Movies and Why They Matter

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      Forward by Robert Osborne

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  1. Press Release

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    • TCM Remembers Robert Osborne - 3/18-19

    • Turner Classic Movies will dedicate two entire days to honor the legacy of longtime host Robert Osborne. Airing all day on Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19, the 48-hour tribute will feature an extensive collection of the long-form interviews Osborne conducted during his 23 year tenure with the network, including:
      -Memorable installments of Private Screenings and Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival.
      -Special edition of Private Screenings where actor Alec Baldwin interviewed Osborne on the host's 20th anniversary at the network
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      -Among the Private Screenings specials featured during TCM's tribute to Osborne are his interviews with such legendary stars as Debbie Reynolds, Liza Minnelli, Betty Hutton and Ernest Borgnine.
      -Installments of TCM's annual Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival featured will include Robert's intimate interviews with screen legends such as Peter O'Toole, Eva Marie Saint, Kim Novak, Alan Arkin and Luise Rainer, who was 101 at the time of the interview and without her hearing aids, a situation Osborne graciously worked around by writing each question out on a noteptad for her to read.

      TCM's loving tribute to Osborne will showcase the qualities expressed in a message from TCM General Manager Jennifer Dorian, who wrote, "Robert was embraced by devoted fans who saw him as a trusted expert and friend. His calming presence, gentlemanly style, encyclopedic knowledge of film history, fervent support for film preservation and highly personal interviewing style all combined to make him a truly world-class host."

      The complete schedule for TCM's tribute to Robert Osborne is included below:

      TCM Remembers Robert Osborne

      Saturday, March 18
      6 a.m. - Private Screenings: Robert Osborne
      7:30 a.m. - Private Screenings: Norman Jewison
      9 a.m. - Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute
      10:15 a.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Alan Arkin
      11:30 a.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Luise Rainer
      12:15 p.m. - Private Screeniings: Liza Minnnelli
      1:30 p.m. - Private Screenings: Robert Osborne
      3 p.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Eva Marie Saint
      4:15 p.m. - Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute
      5:30 p.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Peter O'Toole
      6:45 p.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Kim Novak
      8 p.m. - Robert Osborne introduces Gone with the Wind in his first-ever on-air appearance as TCM's host
      8:05 p.m. - Private Screenings: Robert Osborne
      9:30 p.m. - Private Screenings: Debbie Reynolds
      10:30 p.m. - Private Screenings: Betty Hutton
      11:45 p.m. - Private Screenings: Liza Minnelli
      12:45 a.m. - Private Screenings: Robert Osborne
      2:15 a.m. - Private Screenings: Norman Jewison
      3:30 a.m. - Private Screenings: Ernest Borgnine
      4:45 a.m. - Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute

      Sunday, March 19
      6 a.m. - Private Screenings: Liza Minnnelli
      7 a.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Eva Marie Saint
      8:15 a.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Kim Novak
      9:15 a.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Peter O'Toole
      10:30 a.m. - Private Screenings: Robert Osborne
      Noon - Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute
      1 p.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Alan Arkin
      2:15 p.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Luise Rainer
      3 p.m. - Private Screenings: Ernest Borgnine
      4:15 p.m. - Private Screenings: Norman Jewison
      5:30 p.m. - Private Screenings: Robert Osborne
      7 p.m. - Private Screenings: Liza Minnelli
      8 p.m. - Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute
      9 p.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Eva Marie Saint
      10:15 p.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Luise Rainer
      11 p.m. - Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute
      Midnight - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Peter O'Toole
      1:15 a.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Kim Novak
      2:30 a.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Alan Arkin
      3:45 a.m. - Private Screenings: Robert Osborne
      5:15 a.m. - Live From the TCM Classic Film Festival: Luise Rainer

      (All times Eastern)

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