With the help of a "cripple" and a young gunfighter, they hold off the rancher's gang. InRio Bravo was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the Library Backstage Comments - Various - Metal Warriors Waken 1999 (10 Years Anniversary Special) (DVD) Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
Joe Burdette Claude Akinsbrother of rancher Nathan Burdette, tosses a silver dollar into a spittoon. Chance John Wayne appears and kicks the spittoon away, looking at Dude with disgust. Dude is shamed by his plight and takes out his anger on Chance, knocking him out with an ax handle. Joe begins punching Dude, then shoots and kills an unarmed bystander Bing Russell who tries to intervene. Joe heads to his brother's saloon, where a bloody Chance comes to arrest him for the murder of the bystander.
Another patron draws his gun on Chance, but Dude shoots the gun out of the man's hand. Joe is locked up in the local jail. Chance is willing to deputize Dude, provided he can stay sober. Both remember how good with a gun Dude used to be. Chance's friend Pat Wheeler Ward Bond and his wagon train of supplies stop in town, with a young gunslinger, Colorado Ryan Ricky Monsters - Veks The Lost MC* - Missing Childrenriding guard.
Inside the jail, Stumpy Walter BrennanChance's game-legged deputy, keeps watch over the jail and Joe, who knows that Stumpy holds an old grudge against Joe's wealthy and powerful brother. Joe warns his jailers that Nathan Burdette will not like how his brother is being treated. A mysterious woman nicknamed Feathers Angie Dickinson is in the saloon, playing poker.
In the meantime, Dude and Chance patrol the town. Hotel owner Carlos Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez stops the sheriff, saying Wheeler has been talking too much about Chance needing help. In the saloon, Chance implores Wheeler to stop, as it will draw attention from the wrong people.
Wheeler suggests that Colorado could be of assistance, but Colorado politely declines, saying he wants to "mind my own business". Colorado also promises not to start any trouble without telling the sheriff first. Feathers leaves the poker game a winner. Chance follows her up Rio Bravo - Hollywood Studio Orchestra - 20 Famous Western Film Tracks her room and confronts her as a card cheat, with his evidence three missing aces from the deck of cards being used in the game and a handbill indicating she is wanted for card cheating.
Colorado intervenes, saying another participant in the game is the real cheat. They confront the card cheat and prove his guilt. Chance refuses to apologize to Feathers for doing his job, but is no longer in a hurry to make her leave town. As Wheeler is walking back to the hotel, he is shot dead by a Burdette man hiding in the stable. Colorado offers to help, but is angrily turned away by Chance, who says, "You had a chance to get in this and you didn't want it.
Dude believes the man has muddy boots, but everyone in the bar has clean boots. Two of Burdette's men suggest Dude needs a drink and one throws a silver dollar into a spittoon. The bartender puts a beer on the bar, but Dude notices blood dripping into the glass from above. He turns, fires, and kills the shooter. Chance goes back to the hotel to sleep. Without his knowledge, Feathers stands guard at the door to keep him safe, then returns to her room when he awakens. Chance discovers what she did and advises that she should leave on the next stagecoach.
Nathan Burdette John Russell arrives in town with his men, intent on seeing his brother Joe. Dude is standing guard and confiscating all guns. One of Burdette's men ignores him until Dude cuts one of his horse's reins with a single shot.
Nathan agrees to turn in their guns until they leave. Carlos says Feathers will not get on the stagecoach. She tells the sheriff she does not want to leave, then gives him a kiss. He indicates if he were not in such a fix at the jail, things between them might Rio Bravo - Hollywood Studio Orchestra - 20 Famous Western Film Tracks different.
Dude is trying hard to stay sober. He is given back his guns the ones he had before he left town, sold by Dude, but bought back by Chanceas well as some clothes he left behind. The next morning, while Dude is standing guard at the town entryway, four Burdette men attack him from behind and tie him up in a stable. Others get the drop on Chance, whose rifle is just out of reach.
From inside the hotel, acting on Colorado's instructions, Feathers throws a flower pot through a window a moment after Colorado steps out on the porch, distracting the Burdette men.
Colorado quickly throws Chance's rifle to him and the two men shoot the three Burdette hands. Chance decides to have his men hole up in the jail, as it will take several more days for the United States Marshal to arrive to take Joe to the Presidio. Dude's nerves are shot, but as he is about to take a drink, the sound of "The Cutthroat Song" played by Burdette's musicians steels his resolve. Rio Bravo - Hollywood Studio Orchestra - 20 Famous Western Film Tracks and Chance go to the hotel to round up additional supplies, but Carlos and Consuelo are captured by Burdette's men, who trick Chance into charging and falling over a rope tied at the bottom of the stairs.
Dude and Feathers are unable to help. Chance is ordered to take the men to the jail to let Joe go. He is reluctant to do so, but Dude implores Chance to cooperate, saying that Stumpy is alone and has no food or water to hold out very long.
The remaining Burdette men at the hotel take Dude hostage and Nathan Burdette offers to trade him later for Joe. Stumpy opens fire at the jail, holding off Burdette's men. Chance and Colorado then take Joe to make the trade for Dude at a warehouse, leaving Stumpy behind because of his bad leg. During the trade, walking in opposite directions, Dude tackles Joe Rio Bravo - Hollywood Studio Orchestra - 20 Famous Western Film Tracks they scuffle while a gunfight erupts. Stumpy and Carlos turn up and help even the odds.
Dude overpowers Joe. The lawmen throw dynamite sticks at the warehouse where Burdette and his men are holed up, shooting the sticks to detonate them. After a few explosions rock the warehouse, the criminals surrender.
All is quiet in town as Chance gets reacquainted with Feathers, who models a skimpy new costume she will be wearing in her new job singing at the hotel. Chance does not approve of anyone seeing her in that outfit unless it is him, implying he and Feathers will soon be wed. After a pair of sheer tights comes floating from a window to the street, a delighted Stumpy retrieves them, but Dude cautions him to mind his own business. Malcolm Atterbury and Harry Carey Jr. Exteriors for the film were shot at Old Tucson Studiosjust outside Tucson.
Rio Bravo is generally regarded as one of Hawks' best, and is known for its long opening scene which contains no dialogue. The musical score was composed by Dimitri Tiomkin. The tune was used in Wayne's film, The Alamo Because the film starred a croonerMartin, and a teen idolNelson, Hawks included three songs in the soundtrack.
A brief clip from Rio Bravo was among the archive footage later incorporated Papa Was Stoned - Fort Knox Five* - Radio Free DC the opening sequence of Wayne's last film, The Shootistto illustrate the backstory of Wayne's character. It can be clearly seen in the scene where Nathan Burdette comes to visit his brother Joe in the jail where he is being held for the U.
Marshal about 60 minutes into Rio Bravo - Hollywood Studio Orchestra - 20 Famous Western Film Tracks film. The story was credited to "B. The film was made as a response to High Noon which is sometimes thought to be an allegory for blacklisting in Hollywoodas well as a critique of McCarthyism.
Pauline Kael called the film "silly, but with zest; there are some fine action sequences, and the performers seem Мадригал - Камерный Хор Под Руководством Валентина Нестерова - Хоровая Музыка Западно-Европейского С be enjoying their roles.
Howard Hawks went on to make two loose variations of Rio Bravoon both occasions under a different title. Both of these remakes were directed by Hawks, both starred John Wayne, and in each case, the script was written by Leigh Brackett. All involve lawmen working against an entrenched criminal element, partially by "holing up" in their jailhouses.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Rio Bravo. Theatrical release poster. Jules Furthman Leigh Brackett. Warner Bros. National Film Preservation Board. Library of Congress. Retrieved 4 August Breivold, Scott ed. Howard Hawks: Interviews. Press of Mississippi. DVD supplement. Wikipedia in Italian. American Cowboy. Archived from the original on 13 August New York: Penguin. Retrieved 1 February February Accessed 12 February TCM Film Article.
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