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The Kentuckian (1955)

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Release Date: Aug 1, 1955 Limited

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Produced and directed by star Burt Lancaster, The Kentuckian is a leisurely western occasionally punctuated by spurts of startling brutality. The recently widowed Lancaster heads towards Texas with his son Donald McDonald. Most of the folks he meets, notably winsome schoolmarm Diana Lynn, bondslave Dianne Foster, and Lancaster's down-to-earth brother John McIntyre and sister-in-law Una Merkel, are pretty good souls, despite the raging family feud that motivates the plotline. The same cannot be

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Western, Drama, Classics

Felix Holt, A.B. Guthrie Jr.

May 8, 2001

United Artists

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Burt Lancaster's only effort as solo director is this slow-moving, flat, so-so western.

March 24, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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