Cinema: Wet Westerns

The new trend was explained by Moviemaker Bill Thomas, of Pine-Thomas Corp., topnotch producers of B pictures: "The exhibitors warned us there was a tendency toward too many westerns. They told us to change the formula. So we changed it. First it was the Civil War, and then there got to be too many of them. Then we had to figure where to go. We had to keep action-adventure films. There was only one out. We put to sea."

Thus far, the payoff has been encouraging. The latest Pine-Thomas epic, Caribbean, is now making...

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