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The Sunday Film: El Dorado


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John Wayne , Robert Mitchum with James Caan , Charlene Holt
When Cole Thornton rides into El Dorado , he finds an old friend, Sheriff Harrah, on the other side of a gun barrel. Cole leaves town when he discovers that he has been hired to run people off their land, but it is not long before he is back. This time he finds the Sheriff in a bad way and as Cole himself has a paralysed arm, the two of them don't seem much opposition to the cattle baron's gunfighters ...
Screenplay by LEIGH BRACKETT , based on the novel The Start in Their Courses bv HARRY BROWN
Produced and directed by HOWARD HAWKS Films: page 82


Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: James Caan
Unknown: Charlene Holt
Unknown: Cole Thornton
Unknown: El Dorado
Unknown: Leigh Brackett
Directed By: Howard Hawks
Cole Thornton: John Wayne
J P Harrah: Robert Mitchum
Mississippi: James Caan
Maudie: Charlene Holt
Joey MacDonald: Michele Carey
Bull Harris: Arthur Hunnicutt
Kevin MacDonald: R C Armstrong
Bart Jason: Edward Asner
Doc Miller: Paul Fix
Nelse McLeod: Christopher George
Luke MacDonald: Johnny Crawford
Saul MacDonald: Robert Bothwell
Matt MacDonald: Adam Roarke
Jared MacDonald: Charles Courtney
Swedish gunsmith: Olaf Wieghorst

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The Sunday Film: El Dorado

BBC One London, 26 July 1981 20.20

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