The Gaucho (1927)
Release Date: Nov 21, 1927 Wide
Average Rating: 2.9/5
User Ratings: 610
Douglas Fairbanks' The Gaucho is a curiosity: a traditional Fairbanks actioner with decidedly unsavory, unpleasant and uncharacteristic overtones. For the first time in his career, Fairbanks plays what would have been a villainous role in anyone else's film: An outlaw leader who exploits religion for his own nefarious purposes. As the unofficial leader of Miracle City, Fairbanks laughs aloud as the faithful flock to the shrine of the Madonna: he knows that, once they've left, he can claim the
Nov 21, 1927 Wide
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It may get too bogged down with religious themes during the second half, but that doesn't keep it from being a likable, rousing adventure, featuring a fantastic performance from Fairbanks.
... one of the best, most mature and most interesting films in his career.
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