The Cattle Drive in Howard Hawks’ “Red River”

It’s not the story nor the setting nor even characters that make Howard Hawks’ 1948 Red River an epic, but the images of the cattle drive.The Cattle Drive in Howard Hawks' "Red River"

A herd of 9,000 used in shooting this iconic story element. The Cattle Drive in Howard Hawks' "Red River"Nothing compares to these images throughout the 133-minute film.Red River

The Cattle Drive in Howard Hawks' "Red River"

Except maybe Montgomery Cliff sucking poison out of Joanne Dru’s shoulder.The Cattle Drive in Howard Hawks' "Red River"

That’s pretty good too.

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