Devil’s Doorway


Dir. Anthony Mann (1950).
Anthony Mann’s second Western is something like the anti-Searchers: Shoshone warrior (Robert Taylor in a role made for John Garfield) returns home to Wyoming a decorated Civil War vet of the Civil War to become a successful cattle rancher, encountering naught but prejudice and exploitation and winds up waging a hopeless war against his colonialist oppressors.

Wed., June 30, 1, 4:30 & 8 p.m., 2010

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on June 29, 2010

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