Tag Archives: Slim Pickens

Knockin’

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Slim Pickens’ demise in “Pat Garret & Billy the Kid” is probably my favorite movie death scene. Pickens, a cowboy-movie staple, was typically a farcical figure — the guy you’d laugh at between the shoot-outs and the daring feats of … Continue reading

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Notes on “Man Wanted”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Although William Dieterle had a long, distinguished career, I think he was at his best in his early Hollywood pictures. Movies like “Jewel Robbery” and “The Last Flight” have a light, off-the-cuff quality that leavens the director’s taste … Continue reading

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