Cinema: The New Pictures, Jul. 20, 1959

The Horse Soldiers (Mirisch; United Artists). "Thundah in thuh outhouse!" the startled Mississippi belle (Constance Towers) exclaims. "Them's Yankees!" Them, to be more precise, is the 1st Brigade, U.S. Cavalry. Colonel John Wayne commanding, and they are plunging along toward Newton Station in Director John Ford's $5,000,000 screen version of Grierson's Raid through the depths of Confederate territory during Grant's advance on Vicksburg. Summoning all her Southern charm, the proud beauty invites Wayne and his officers to dinner. Making the most of her downfall neckline, she leans low over the harried foe...

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