Bob, there were also such stinkers as Johnny Concho, 4 For Texas(with Dean Martin), Sergeants 3(with the whole rat pack along for the ride and Sammy as Gunga Din! Directed by John Sturges!) The Kissing Bandit was probably the worst. Don Rickles to Frank: "Frank, I saw The Kissing Bandit. It's over!" I think Rio Bravo is great. Probably because Dean Martin plays a drunk, he doesn't seem that out of place to me.
I posted a YouTube link to Jack Lemmon's contribution to the TV Western above. Curious as to what you think of it.
While it is almost impossiile for me to turn off a Jack Lemmon film when I come across one, I'm pretty sure I would want to if I happend on one of the Western y'all describe. I loved Dean Martin (minus... more
A saddle sore Chairman of the Board — Jerry Prather,Tue Sep 06 9:22
Jerry, you and Olds are not making my day. I do remember some of these titles. Maybe I've seen parts of them, but just blocked it from my memory. I know EVERYBODY loves RIO BRAVO, but me. Same for SHANE,... more
I don't have an aversion to Dean Martin, BJ. I loved his singing, his variety show, his roasts, his Matt Helm movies, OCEANS ELEVEN, his comedies (his real comedies, not anything with Jerry Lewis. But... more
Does the title "Dirty Dingus Mcgee" ring any bells? Never seen it myself, despite the delectable, late Michelle Carey being in it. The 1965 movie, the screenplay of which was written by Joseph Heller,... more
Olds, your post forces me to publicly confess to something I'm sure anyone who has known me for any amount of time is already aware of, but nevertheless, I have tried to hide. I have no culture. I am an... more
uncultured, not if you've read "Catch 22" a bunch of times and laugh until you cry. I seldom laugh or cry when reading a book, but when I read "Catch-22" the first time, I surprised myself. (Philip Roth's... more