Movies aren’t what they used to be. I will gladly take classic films where men were manly and they weren’t worried about offending anyone. And that’s why I like John Wayne films.
They also used to blend actors and singers from other genres. That’s what makes this clip such a gem. Wayne portrays a sheriff in Rio Bravo. He is joined by Rat Packer Dean Martin and then teen idol Ricky Nelson, as well as Walter Brennan on the harmonica.
It’s not a combination you would ordinarily expect together. But, it certainly flows well together and makes me very nostalgic – watch: