Rio Grande (Collector's Edition)
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- Original restored audio and enhanced original restored audio
- Scene-specific commentary with Maureen O'Hara
- Minidocumentary: "Along the Rio Grande with Maureen O'Hara"
- "The Making of Rio Grande" hosted by Leonard Maltin
- Original theatrical version
Top Customer Reviews
It is remarkable that 'Rio Grande' ever got to the screen; Ford hadn't planned to make it, but in order to get Republic Pictures to agree to his demands for 'The Quiet Man' (he wanted the film to be shot on location in Ireland, and in color), he had to agree to do a 'quickie' western that would turn a quick profit for the usually cash-strapped studio. This is, perhaps, a reason why the film is held in less esteem than it deserves. 'Rio Grande' may have not been born with high expectations, but with John Ford in the director's chair, and John Wayne and the Ford 'family' in the cast and crew, the potential for something 'special' was ALWAYS present!
A few bits of trivia to enhance your viewing pleasure: Yes, that IS Ken Curtis, singing with The Sons of the Pioneers, in the film...while uncredited, he made a favorable impression with Ford, and soon became a part of his 'family'...Read more ›
Yates must have had to eat a lot of crow because not only was "Rio Grande" a box office success, but "The Quiet Man" went on to become an all-time classic masterpiece. "Rio Grande" is an exceptionally wonderful film, and I feel is equal to "The Quiet Man" in it's own genre (Calvalry/western). It is romantic, sensitive, full of action, and everything you would expect from hero John Wayne...and his lovely lady, Maureen O'Hara - plus a happy ending.
This is a subject close to my heart because I maintain a website on Ms. O'Hara and have interviewed her, as well as many of her peers, including Harry Carey, Jr., Anna Lee and John Agar. The chemistry of O'Hara and Wayne in itself is an interesting study and long underrated by Hollywood historians....
Most Recent Customer Reviews
As a West Pointer, I like Rio Grande as well as or better than Yellow Ribbon.Published 23 hours ago by Robert Hughes
Came in before expected. Excellent movie. I will definitely do business again.Published 5 days ago by sue fritz
What idiots at olive films in special features it says the making of high noon instead of the making of rio grande and the cover picture of john wayne is not from rio grande it... Read morePublished 1 month ago by BOB SZVETICS
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