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Released 1953
Distributor Warner Bros.

About Hondo

John Wayne’s contemporaneous version of Shane, directed on Mexican locations by the underrated John Farrow from a Louis L’Amour novel. One of The Duke’s most archetypical performances, and in 3D yet!

About Larry Cohen

The prolific writer-producer-director Larry Cohen began his career in television creating hit shows like Branded and The Invaders.  His feature career took off with the killer baby trio of It’s Alive and two sequels.  Among his movie credits are Q – The Winged Serpent, Full Moon High, The Private Life of J. Edgar Hoover, Return to Salem’s Lot, Hell Up in Harlem and the screenplays for Phone Booth and Cellular.  He also wrote and directed the Masters of Horror episode, Pick Me Up.