Way of a Gaucho

  • Film
  • Westerns
Calhoun certainly makes an authentic cowboy. An ex-lumberjack, ranch hand and forester, he was given an unlikely break in movies after a chance meeting with Alan Ladd. He stars as the gaucho, a renegade from the Argentine pampas who bitterly resents the way that 'civilisation' is transforming his backyard. Despite the South American settings, this unfolds like a very conventional Western, and doesn't bear comparison with Tourneur's masterly Out of the Past, or his cult horror films Cat People and I Walked with a Zombie.

Release details

Duration: 91 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Screenwriter: Philip Dunne
Cast: Rory Calhoun
Gene Tierney
Hugh Marlowe
Richard Boone
Everett Sloane
Enrique Chaico
Lidia Campos
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