Cinema: The Changing Frontier

Hollywood has recently been cultivating the vogue of the "different" western so energetically that even the "different" westerns are beginning to look alike. Samples:

Saddle Tramp (Universal-International) follows lamely in the footsteps of comedies that spoof the western (The Paleface, A Ticket to Tomahawk), and gives up the trail too soon for its own good.

The saddle tramp (Joel McCrea) is a footloose cowpoke, lazy and carefree enough to be played by Bing Crosby. Circumstances make him responsible for the care & feeding of four orphan boys and a girl (Wanda Hendrix) who is fleeing her lecherous uncle. He reluctantly takes a job...

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