Cinema: Quick Cuts

CAHILL: UNITED STATES MARSHAL is John Wayne, a Texas lawman who scours the Panhandle for bad guys while his two young sons languish at home, yearning for a little fatherly affection. The sons fall into bad company, get mixed up in a bank robbery and have to be extracted from their trouble by Duke, who promises to spend more time at home in the future. Cahill is a poky, disorganized sort of western, typical of the work of Andrew V. McLaglen (The Way West, The Undefeated), a director on whom Wayne seems to call as he might summon a foreman to...

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