Cinema: The New Pictures, Feb. 2, 1959

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (20th Century-Fox), a British western shot in Spain, was apparently expected to convey the satiric notion that when Hollywood reaches for the six-shooter it usually produces something of a large bore. But somehow what comes across is the wistful and delightfully absurd idea that a good many apparently tame Englishmen secretly like to fancy themselves racketing around the Wild West like pure cussedness in cowpants, blasting the bepluribus out of silver dollars at 30 paces and generally keeping the beastly natives in their place.

The Englishman here (Kenneth...

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