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Film of the Week: The Rare Breed


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starring James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara and Brian Keith with Juliet Mills, Jack Elam, Ben Johnson
What happens if you cross-breed a Hereford Bull and a Longhorn? Martha Price, an English farmer newly arrived in America, is confident it will produce a superior breed of cattle. The ranchers of Texas however are sceptical.
This unusual and colourful Western, successor to Andrew V McLaglen's Shenandoah, stars James Stewart as the saddle tramp entrusted with the delivery of the prize bull Vindicator to his new home.
(James Stewart interview and This Week's Films: page 19)


Director: Andrew V McLaglen
Sam Burnett: James Stewart
Martha Price: Maureen O'Hara
Alexander Bowen: Brian Keith
Hilary Price: Juliet Mills
Jamie Bowen: Don Galloway
Charles Ellsworth: David Brian
Deke Simons: Jack Elam
Jeff Harter: Ben Johnson
Ed Mabry: Harry Carey Jr
Juan: Perry Lopez
Alberto: Larry Domasin
Taylor: Alan Caillou

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Film of the Week: The Rare Breed

BBC One London, 3 September 1972 20.00

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