Tag Archives: Will Geer

Repeating Trifle: “Comanche Territory” (1950)

“Comanche Territory” (1950)      This fictionalized story (even more than is usual for the historical fantasists of Hollywood) of a pre-Alamo frontier adventure featuring legendary Texan Jim Bowie (Macdonald Carey) concerns a territorial dispute by ruthless speculators simmering over silver … Continue reading

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Blinded by Hindsight: “Executive Action” (1973)

       “EXECUTIVE ACTION”    (1973)        After the brief but colorful period of wishful societal breakdown known as the 1960’s (a period of self-aggrandizing radicalism shamelessly extended for the convenience of nostalgic longings for the heyday of hippies, communal roach … Continue reading

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