May 8, 2014


from my 100 Popular Movies Marathon, part 28 of 100

Stagecoach, 1939. A stagecoach rides through Indian country.

Directed by John Ford. Written by Dudley Nichols; story by Ernest Haycox. Starring Claire Trevor & John Wayne, with Andy Devine, John Carradine, Thomas Mitchell, Louise Platt, George Bancroft, Donald Meek, & Berton Churchill.

Concept: B
Story: B
Characters: B
Dialog: B
Pacing: B
Cinematography: A
Special effects/design: B
Acting: B
Music: C
Enjoyment: Entertaining. Although, most of the movie is build-up, and I found the payoff a little disappointing. All that fuss about the Indians attacking, and when they finally show up they don't do much more than fall off their horses. B

GPA: 3.0/4

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