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The Dark Command Reviews

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Super Reviewer

May 20, 2012
Not bad revisionist take on Quantrill's Raiders repurposed into a John Wayne vehicle. The film, the followup to Stagecoach, was the picture that actually confirmed the Duke's marketability since it ended up being a huge hit. Roy Rogers, free of Trigger for a change, does a good job as Claire's brother.
June 1, 2007
Wayne was still in the process of honing his on-screen persona, so this is hardly his best individual performance. Yet, the film is still entertaining. The richness of the story-telling elevates the production above the B-westerns mostly being made during the time. It's interesting to see a Civil War-era story that focuses its attention away from those battlefields to reflect on what was occurring in the often quite lawless border states. Another accomplishment of this film is that it shows how ambition can influence men differently, where one is led to become an outlaw and the other a hero. Western fans will especially want to check this one out, since it is the only film to feature both Wayne and Roy Rogers (who has a sizable supporting role).
February 12, 2007
How can you go wrong on this one? With the likes of Gabby Hayes, John Wayne, Walter Pidgeon and some other great stars rolled up in one top-knotch movie? Some of the "best of the best actors" played in this charismatic movie as Wayne was a U.S. Marshall chasing Quantrell down.
Dave J
May 18, 2010
Tuesday, May 18, 2010

(1940) The Dark Command


One of few well- made John Wayne Westerns regarding the Civil War with some misunderstnadings. With Claire Trevor taking first billing in the credits but seems more of a John Wayne film like any other!!

3 out of 4
Mike L.
May 7, 2009
Very good movie. What else can I say? It's John Wayne.
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