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Episode #115 — The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Man Who Shot Liberty Valance podcast review

In the end of his career, John Ford made one more powerhouse movie by teaming up two of the greatest actors of the generation. Neither John Wayne or Jimmy Stewart play Liberty Valance, but maybe one of them was the man who shot him. The guys dive into what Ford is saying about his western legacy, the end of an era and the myth of morality. But it wouldn’t be a successful take on a team-up if they didn’t have a team-up of their own. Enter…Eric’s dad, Ray Martindale!

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Episode #114 — The Searchers

The Searchers podcast review

We got The Duke! John Wayne teams up with John Ford again for their most complicated western. In The Searchers, Wayne plays a racist Confederate soldier who spends years looking for his taken niece. The guys discuss Ford’s exciting use of color, his take on the bigoted character and what the ending means for the family.

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