Det här är en av de bästa när han är som bäst.
In a small South Texas town, a sheriff enlists the assistance of a lush, a cripple and a young gunslinger to keep the brother of a bad boy rancher imprisoned until the marshal arrives.
With its simple plotline, familiar characters, songs, and frequent humor, RIO BRAVO is outstanding entertainment.
...Peter Bogdanovich, as so often, steals the show - especially with a fine impression of Walter Brennan, whose main request to directors was Teeth in or out?...
...is to see a master craftsman at work. The film is seamless. There is not a shot that is wrong. It is uncommonly absorbing, and the 141-minute running time flows past like running water.