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Old 07-20-2016, 08:29 AM
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it is Glenn Ford western Wednesday on TCM. "Heaven With a Gun" just getting over and the "Day of the Evil Gun" is up next. Later on the "The Last Challenge" and the "Fastest gun Alive". one of my favorite western actors
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Old 07-20-2016, 08:32 AM
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Yep. He was a good one. Loved him in "Cowboy".
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Old 07-20-2016, 10:41 AM
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I always liked "The Fastest Gun Alive," much the same plot as Gary Cooper's "High Noon." But it has that really strange and weird musical dance number in the middle, and I always wondered why.

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Great actor, Sheepman is one of my favorites.
"What are you doing"
"Waiting"
"Waiting for what?"
"The fight to start"
"What fight?"
"The one between you and me"

Those lines have stuck with me since I first saw the movie.
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Angie's in some of his. Faint and fall backwards seeing her!
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Trivia: Glenn Ford was uncredited as a "Marine" extra in: Guadalcanal Diary.

Some of my Ford faves:
Don't Go Near the Water:

Advance To the Rear:

Imitation General:


The Man From the Alamo:

Blackboard Jungle:


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Old 07-20-2016, 02:07 PM
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Great actor and great American.
Not a western but how about Gilda, with Rita Hayworth!!!
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Old 07-20-2016, 03:02 PM
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Just watched Glenn Ford and Henry Fonda in The Rounders onTCM.
Also in it were Chill Wills, Edgar Buchanan, Warren Oates. Made in1965 and based on a 1960 novel. Life with two cowboy buddies, interesting horse, and rounding up cattle in the high country near Sedona, AZ. In the 50's or 60's. Great story to me. And they bounce and recover than I ever did after a wreck, or getting knocked off by a branch! ��
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Wasn't he the one who got drunk and joined the French Foreign Legion while making a movie over there?
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Lot of trivia can be offered or surmised about Glenn Ford, including how many Westerns did he wear the silver belly
colored crushed up Stetson before he switched to a large
black hat, starting with Cowboy.

But one thing that struck me was in 3:10 to Yuma, Buzz Henry who played one of Ben Wade's gang members, rode up fast near the end confrontation and dismounted and was ready to shoot all in one fluid motion. Years later Ford did basically the same stunt near the end of The Sacketts.

Henry was his chief stuntman through many of Ford's years. You can often recognize him by a colorful shirt, large brimmed hat and rodeo flapping style chaps as in Cowboy and 3:10 to Yuma.

Chuck Roberson, who doubled for John Wayne and had many speaking parts, is the more famous but I rank Henry right up there with him.

I believe Ford served actively in the Navy during WWII, Korea and as a reserve officer during Viet Nam.

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Certainly one of the best. I'm sure his percentage of losers was among the lowest of his era.
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Glenn Ford was one of the few that could do serious drama or side splitting comedy with equal skill. To me, that is the mark of a great actor.
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I especially liked him in, "Midway" and as the sheriff in N. California on TV. What was the name of that series, "Cade' s County"?

I've read that he was pretty crusty to know. Kind of grouchy. But he was a good actor.
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I especially liked him in, "Midway" and as the sheriff in N. California on TV. What was the name of that series, "Cade' s County"?

I've read that he was pretty crusty to know. Kind of grouchy. But he was a good actor.
Ive heard the same but also heard he would go out of his way to make time for his fans. Crusty or not? he's very ok in my book.
The only movie I wish he had not made-was that horror flick he made. He DID make it watchable-but ill never watch it again.

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"I believe Ford served actively in the Navy during WWII, Korea and as a reserve officer during Viet Nam."

Glenn Ford was in the Coast Guard Auxiliary in 1941, then served in the Marine Corps Reserve during WW II, but never served overseas. He joined the Naval Reserve in 1958 and was in Viet Nam in the '60s. He retired as a captain in the '70.
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Jimmy Stewart said Pie, the horse he rode in movies for 22 years, came close to killing Glen Ford. He said Pie ran Ford right into a tree.
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I like any movie with Glenn Ford in it..............one of the great talents.

I especially like his gun work - the man knew his way around a single action Colt!!! He was FAST.............
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Old 07-23-2016, 12:27 AM
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He was one of the few Actors that was good in just about every Movie He was in.
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it is Glenn Ford western Wednesday on TCM. "Heaven With a Gun" just getting over and the "Day of the Evil Gun" is up next. Later on the "The Last Challenge" and the "Fastest gun Alive". one of my favorite western actors
I preferred him in "The Big Heat". He made Mike Hammer look like Boy George. Plus there's Gloria Graham at her hottest, cheapest and craziest.
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I especially liked him in, "Midway" and as the sheriff in N. California on TV. What was the name of that series, "Cade' s County"?
One of the best TV themes ever.
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I loved him in 3:10 To Yuma.
His attitude during the entire movie made it.
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I especially liked him in, "Midway" and as the sheriff in N. California on TV. What was the name of that series, "Cade' s County"?

I've read that he was pretty crusty to know. Kind of grouchy. But he was a good actor.
Real name, Gwyllyn Samuel Newton "Glenn" Ford!
Like a boy named Sue, maybe explains being kinda grouchy?
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I loved him in 3:10 To Yuma.
His attitude during the entire movie made it.
I caught the tail end of it when TCM showed it. Never having seen it before, I want it on DvD.
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Great actor and great American.
Not a western but how about Gilda, with Rita Hayworth!!!
Actually, Glenn Ford was born in Quebec City, Canada, in 1916.
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A favorite movie of mine also. I have it recorded on the Direct TV memory.
So, it can just be started over again.
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