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The lineup for the 54th New York Film Festival — which runs from September 30 to Octoebr 16 — includes a terrific Henry Hathaway retrospective that doesn’t skimp on his Westerns.

Rawhide (1951)
Starring Tyrone Power, Susan Hayward, Hugh Marlowe, Dean Jagger, Edgar Buchanan, Jack Elam, George Tobias, James Millican

Garden Of Evil (1954)
Starring Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Richard Widmark, Hugh Marlowe, Cameron Mitchell

From Hell To Texas (1958)
Starring Don Murray, Diane Varsi, Chill Wills, R.G. Armstrong, Jay C. Flippen, Harry Carey, Jr.


North To Alaska (1960)
Starring John Wayne. Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacks, Fabian, Capucine, Joe Sawyer, James H. Griffith

The Shepherd Of The Hills (1941), Kiss Of Death (1947) and Niagara (1953) are among the other Hathaway pictures being shown. Good stuff.

The restored One-Eyed Jacks (1961) is also part of the festival.

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Twilight Time, a series of limited-edition DVDs and Blu-rays of Fox titles (usually just 3,000 copies), has finally gotten around to a 50s Western, Pony Soldier (1952). It has a proposed release date of February 12.

It’s kind of a quasi-Western, with Tyrone Power as a Canadian Mountie trying to get a band of Indians back on the reservation. Directed by Joseph M. Newman (Fort Massacre), the Blu-ray will feature Alex North’s terrific score on an isolated track.

Thanks to a couple of readers for the tip.

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