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Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "North West Mounted Police"(1940)
YouTube ^ | 1940 | Cecil B. DeMille

Posted on 09/29/2013 12:05:35 PM PDT by ReformationFan



TOPICS: History; Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: 1940; canada; cecilbdemille; garycooper; madeleinecarroll; mfasa; nwmountedpolice; saskatchewan; texasranger; western
Today's feature is Cecil B. DeMille's first Technicolor epic, a western adventure where Gary Cooper plays a Texas Ranger who joins forces with the North-West Mounted Police to put down a rebellion in the north-west prairies of Canada.
1 posted on 09/29/2013 12:05:35 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

Do we get to hear lamentations of their women ?


2 posted on 09/29/2013 12:09:11 PM PDT by onona (The Earth is the insane asylum for the universe (yup, I belong))
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To: ReformationFan; Clive; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; Byron_the_Aussie; ...
Never saw this one- any gypsum snow?

To all- please ping me to Canadian topics.

Canada Ping!

3 posted on 09/29/2013 12:13:55 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: Squawk 8888

Not sure about the gypsum snow part but that’s a cool poster. It must be from a re-release.


4 posted on 09/29/2013 12:20:26 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

It caught my eye when I did an image search- it could be the original poster from the French version or it might be a DVD cover. Given the quality of the image I expect it’s the latter.


5 posted on 09/29/2013 12:24:33 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: ReformationFan

I saw this last year. It is worth seeing. Good plot, dialog, and great scenery.


6 posted on 09/29/2013 12:58:26 PM PDT by grayeagle (We need more people challenging Political Correctness and other Liberal Nonsense. It exist because o)
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It’s fun. And DeMille was a true Hollywood conservative and patriot.


7 posted on 09/29/2013 2:52:40 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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