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Your average James Stewart Western, but with some decent little things here and there. Despite his age, James does a surprising bit of brawling and wrangling. I would consider this a superior western than the likes of Night Passagey, but only just.
A rodeo man is hired (by two different agents) to deliver a rare Hereford bull. An almost passionless Stewart, and a "no surprises" performance by Maureen O'Hara turn what could have been an interesting outing into a stale affair.
Not one of James Stewarts best films,Maureen O'Hara appears out of her comfort zone, or just lost in a rather run of the mill film about breeding cows and romance thrown in, enjoyable but far from a classic
Average western with Brian Keith giving a ridiculously over the top performance in what must be the worst red wig ever seen in a movie. Otherwise the stars turn in their usual professional jobs but there is nothing out of the ordinary here.
The Rare Breed is a great film. James Stewart and Maureen O'Hara gave amazing performances. The script is well written. Andrew V. McLaglen did a good job directing this movie. I liked this film because of the great characters. The Rare Breed is a must see.