The Kentuckian

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Western starring Burt Lancaster
-Year: 1955
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing:  Little Eli ~10, others
-Available on DVD: yes
-B&W or color: color
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: medium
-Rating: 3/10 ?
-Rating: ***
-Comment: About 10 or 11 yo bond Donald MacDonald (died in 2014) in brown clothes and a brown wool cap and a green shirt. Also some other kids including Lee Erickson and many boys and girls.

Both pics from near the beginning. But several scenes with Little Eli.

Flat 2.55:1 CinemaScope widescreen. Directed by Burt Lancaster. Also starring Dianne Foster and Diana Lynn.

The boy also starred in Fury (1955, coming soon) and the western series Frontier (1955-1956).

Quite handsome actor but I don’t like these brown clothes. I don’t remember riding or other scenes of interest. I think a typical western for it’s time.

Previously rated 3, now rating 5 because of Lee Erickson. More pics at

/2016/03/29/updates-the-kentuckian-red-river-1948/

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