Cinema: Frontier's End


Directed by William Wiard Screenplay by Thomas McGuane and BudShrake 4 i

"I never ate a bug that big before," says I the old gunfighter (Steve McQueen), faced down by a lobster at a cattlemen's banquet in a raw Wyoming town. His voice is soft, whisky-warm and a bit rueful; he knows that in 1901 his day is over, that he is out of place among the boost ers and dealers who have built the town and fenced the range. They have brought him here to wipe out a gang of rustlers, but his murderous skills and cranky in dependence make...

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