|All Fall Down 1962 N/R, 111 min.|
Director: John Frankenheimer
Cast: Eva Marie Saint, Warren Beatty, Karl Malden, Angela Lansbury, Brandon DeWilde, Constance Ford, Barbara Baxley, Henry Kulky, Albert Paulsen, Evans Evans, Madame Spivy, Colette Jackson, Caryl Lincoln, Jennifer Howard, Michael Ross
Clinton Willart (Brandon DeWilde) idolizes his ruthless older brother Berry-Berry (Warren Beatty). When their parents, Ralph and Annabelle (Karl Malden and Angela Lansbury), take Echo (Eva Marie Saint) into their home, Berry-Berry seduces her. Echo becomes pregnant, Berry-Berry deserts her, and she commits suicide. Clinton seeks revenge and sets out to kill Berry-Berry but relents when Berry-Berry dissolves into tears, and Clinton realizes how pathetic his brother is.
|The Deserter 1971 PG, 99 min.|
aka: Ride to Glory
Director: Burt Kennedy
Cast: Bekim Fehmiu, John Huston, Richard Crenna, Chuck Connors, Ricardo Montalban, Ian Bannen, Brandon DeWilde, Slim Pickens, Woody Strode, Patrick Wayne
This run-of-the-mill Western involves battles between the U.S. Cavalry and American Indians along the Mexican border in the 19th century.
|Hud 1963 N/R, 112 min.|
Genre: Drama / Western
Director: Martin Ritt
Cast: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal, Brandon DeWilde, Whit Bissell, John Ashley, Val Avery, Crahan Denton, Yvette Vickers, Curt Conway, George Petrie, Pitt Herbert, Sheldon Allman, Carl Low, Robert Hinkle
Cattle rancher Hud (Paul Newman) wants profits in oil and tries to talk his father (Melvyn Douglas) into turning the ranch into an oil field. Alma (Patricia Neal) watches as Hud tries to coerce his father and tries to ward him off when Hud drunkenly propositions her. Neal won the Best Actress Oscar, and Douglas won for Best Supporting Actor. The film also won for Cinematography and received for other nominations, including Best Actor and Director.
|In Harm's Way 1965 N/R, 165 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Otto Preminger
Cast: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss, Burgess Meredith, Slim Pickens, Dana Andrews, Brandon DeWilde, Jill Haworth, Stanley Holloway, Franchot Tone, Carroll O'Connor
The heroic efforts of the U.S. Navy following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and the camaraderie of those men and women as they found ways to fight back is the theme of this movie. John Wayne plays the hero and romantic lead Capt. Rockwell Torrey, while Kirk Douglas takes on the role of the executive officer Commander Paul Eddington Jr. who creates problems.
|The Member of the Wedding 1952 N/R, 88 min.|
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Cast: Julie Harris, Ethel Waters, Brandon DeWilde, William Hansen, Arthur Franz, Nancy Gates, James Edwards, Dickie Moore, Danny Mummert, Harry Bolden, Charlcie Garrett, Hugh Beaumont, June Hedin, Ann Carter
The relationship between 12-year-old Frankie (Julie Harris) and her Black nanny (Ethel Waters) is one-sided. Frankie is so caught up in her brother's (Arthur Franz) wedding plans that she ignores her nanny's needs as they prepare for the wedding. Harris, at age 27, was nominated for Best Actress playing 12-year-old Frankie in this, her first film.
|The Missouri Traveler 1958 N/R, 104 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama / Western
Director: Jerry Hopper
Cast: Brandon DeWilde, Lee Marvin, Gary Merrill, Paul Ford, Mary Hosford, Mary Field, Will Wright, Kathleen Freeman, Earle Hodgins, Frank Cady, Ken Curtis, Cal Tinney, Tom Tiner, Bill Curtis, Eddie Little Sky
Set in Missouri during 1915, this is the story of orphaned 15-year-old Brian Turner (Brandon de Wilde) who trains horses for a living so that he can survive. Newspaper editor Doyle Magee (Gary Merrill) takes Brian under his wing, but Brian has problems with farmer Tobias Brown (Lee Marvin) who, despite the fact that he cares about Brian, treats him with cruelty. Matters rise to the fore at the annual trotting race in this story based on John Burress' novel.
|Night Passage 1957 N/R, 90 min.|
Director: James Neilson
Cast: James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Dianne Foster, Elaine Stewart, Brandon DeWilde, Jay C. Flippen, Paul Fix, Jack Elam, Ellen Corby
The Utica Kid (Audie Murphy) plans to make off with a railroad payroll that is guarded by his own brother, Grant McLaine (James Stewart).
|Shane 1953 N/R, 118 min.|
Genre: Western / Drama
Director: George Stevens
Cast: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Jack Palance, Van Heflin, Brandon DeWilde, Ben Johnson, Edgar Buchanan, Elisha Cook Jr., Ellen Corby, Emile Meyer, Douglas Spencer, John Dierkes, Paul McVey, Edith Evanson
This is one of the best Westerns ever made. It features a family of homesteaders, Joe and Marian Starrett (Van Heflin and Jean Arthur) and their son Joey (Brandon DeWilde), befriended by a mysterious man, Shane (Alan Ladd), who helps them fight the cattle baron trying to bar farming on free land. The film won one Academy Award (Best Cinematography) and was nominated for five others: Best Picture, two for Best Supporting Actor (Brandon de Wilde and Jack Palance), Best Director, and Best Writing.
|Those Calloways 1965 N/R, 132 min.|
Director: Norman Tokar
Cast: Brian Keith, Vera Miles, Brandon DeWilde, Walter Brennan, Ed Wynn, Linda Evans, Philip Abbott, Parley Baer, Tom Skerritt, John Larkin
The Calloways are Vermonters who seek to provide a bird sanctuary for wild geese despite resistance from local residents. Disney.
|1. All Fall Down (1962)|
2. The Deserter (1971)
aka: Ride to Glory
3. Good-Bye, My Lady (1956)
4. Hud (1963)
5. In Harm's Way (1965)
6. The Member of the Wedding (1952)
7. The Missouri Traveler (1958)
8. Night Passage (1957)
9. Shane (1953)
10. Those Calloways (1965)
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