Cattle Drive (Universal, 1951)

. . You could do worse . . Cattle Drive is a children’s Western, really, or perhaps, rather, a boy’s one. The title says it all and it’s a straight tale of a cattle drive somewhere in the South-West but it’s the one about the spoilt brat (child actor Dean Stockwell, 16) who is taken […]

Cattle Empire (Fox, 1958)

. . Mooo! .   Although cattle were vital to the West, and the Western, there were few really good cattle drive movies in the 1950s and 60s, for two reasons:   First, Red River (1948) was hard to top. It had been done. 9000 head, stampedes, river crossings, sweeping vistas, cowpokes fighting, it had […]