Sometimes it feels like this blog is turning into the Allan Dwan Fan Club — not that that’s a bad thing.
A Superscope picture from RKO — with prints by Technicolor and starring John Payne, Ronald Reagan, Rhonda Fleming and Coleen Gray, Tennessee’s Partner looks fine in its original full-screen transfer, but was clearly shot (by the great John Alton) for widescreen exhibition. The pictures Dwan directed for producer Benedict Bogeaus range from Westerns to film noir. They’re all worth checking out.
Not too long ago, VCI upgraded another Dwan Western, the terrific Silver Lode (1954).