DRANGO 1957 MOVIE
Ex-General Lee, for one, made a speech discouraging this option. Shelby Ransom Donald Crisp Audible Download Audio Books. Since he is accompanied by only one adjutant John Lupton on this detail, his ability to corral these sullen people seems unlikely anyway but he has other reasons for wanting to develop a relationship with these people. Instead, Clay slaps her and forces her to write a note summoning Banning. Her boyfriend, Clay Allen, is the leader of the elements that want to continue the war at the local level by sabotage and raids on Union supply depots. Clay’s men stage a raid.
Major Drango is appointed US military governor to a small Georgia community where tensions are running high after the defeat of the Confederacy. This film reveals a lot about the reconstruction era in the U. This one is a sandwich or even some beef jerky with a tasty drink. This title has not been reviewed. Please check your inbox for the verification email. Already have a TCM Profile?
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This movie is a serious attempt to show the psychological difficulties in the reconstruction of a nation after a civil war.
James Wong Howe Films Noir. Previous reviewers state that Lupton’s character Capt.
Anyway it was a noble attempt and although it fails to arouse much excitement, it did in it’s own quiet way show srango the reconstructed period was very difficult. Townsman uncredited Sammy Shack Lloyd Young Music Editor.
An intriguing drama for history buffs. Union colonel Bracken finds fault with Drango for not being tough enough, so he confiscates the town’s food supply and rations it.
Y] 01 May Go get the Doctor”- He expresses almost no opinion through out the film except on Christmas day when he tells the Major he needs to take a day off. I agree with the opinion of some that the screenplay is generally drangp dark to be a pleasant viewing experience.
Giles Cameron Charles Horvath Union Major Drango Chandler wants to unite rebellious Confederate town around a regime of humane occupation, despite widespread resistance. I like Jeff Chandler, but he overacts way to much in this one.
The two ladies of the piece are most important, each offering up a different side of the political divide, with both Dru and London competent in their acting turns. The pistol appears historically incorrect.
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Intriguing bit of history circaas a Union Army major is assigned to bring law and order to a burnt-out, starving Georgia town, but finds the residents hostile to post-Civil War change. Then too, direction should have been left to a better stylist since the core material had potential. Drango -in addition to his professional problems -finds himself drawn to the daughter of the lynched sympathiser -winningly drahgo by Joanne Dru Chandler is a bit wooden in the title role -perhaps worn down by his production duties as his company produced the picture-but the rest of the acting is fine especially from John Lupton as an embittered Confederate Captain.
Stryker the School Teacher Amzie Strickland At Home With Amy Sedaris. The post Civil War era in the South shows the hardships the people faced and how one honorable Yankee dranyo governor attempts to handle it. Paul Lukather as Burke.
Maybe it is his determined manner, blending gruff tenderness and a “man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do” attitude, and those chiseled features, steely gray hair and seven leagues deep voice that makes me such a sap for this guy’s often poorly moie movies. I like to eat during movie watching.
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Lee Lukather Production Manager. Intriguing bit of history circaas a Union Army major is assigned to bring law and order to a burnt-out, starving Georgia town, but finds the residents hostile to post-Civil War change. There are no featured reviews for Drango at this time. I’m sure this omission was intentional, as it would have diluted the emphasis on the perceived antagonistic relationships between many southern whites and their Union military overlords.
The townsfolk flip-flop laughably between the two sides vicariously cheering evil, glinty-eyed Southerner Ronald Howard one minute, then turning inward and solemn once Chandler’s Major Drango takes the floor. Damian O’Flynn as Blackford.
Joe Harris, preparing a eulogy for popular radio commentator Herb Fuller, finds that nobody has a good word to say about him. David Saber Tom Randolph. Please enter your information below to create your own personal account with tcm. Audience Score Not Available. The renegades commit a series of crimes and killings and Drango’s honesty and character eventually win him some converts xrango the town.
The newspaper office is set ablaze and the editor’s young movle is accidentally killed.
In so doing, he must gain the confidence of the citizens that Reconstruction will proceed movoe an emphasis on the law for everyone, not for a single man or for the army that won the War. Lloyd Young Elmer Bernstein We have another conflict in the clashing attitudes of Major Drango and his superior: