Tag Archives: Don Taylor
Ride the Wild Surf (1964) Don Taylor, Phil Karlson, Fabian, Shelley Fabares, Peter Brown, Comedy, Drama, Sport
For the Love of Mary (1948) Frederick De Cordova, Deanna Durbin, Edmond O’Brien, Don Taylor, Comedy, Romance
My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn (1985) Don Taylor, Duncan Regehr, Adrian Aron, James Bacon, Biography, Drama
The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday (1976) Don Taylor, Lee Marvin, Oliver Reed, Robert Culp, Comedy, Western
Sam Longwood, a frontiersman who has seen better days, spies the gold-mine partner, Jack Colby, who ran off with all the gold from a mine they were prospecting fifteen years earlier. He tells his other partners from that time, Joe Knox and Billy, and they confront Colby demanding not only the thousand dollars he took but an addition fifty-nine thousand for their trouble. After being thwarted in this attempt, they, and a would-be whore named Thursday, hatch a plan to kidnap Colby’s wife, Nancy Sue, who is coincidently Sam’s old flame, but find that Nancy Sue is not the sweet girl that Sam remembers.
The Five Man Army / Un esercito di 5 uomini (1969) Don Taylor, Italo Zingarelli, Bud Spencer, Peter Graves, James Daly, Western, Adventure, Action
Five Man Army can best be described as a marked-down Magnificent Seven. Peter Graves, James Daly, Bud Spencer, Testuro Tamba and Nino Castelnuovo play the quintet of the title. Caught in the middle of the 1914 Mexican Revolution, the five men pool their individual skills in hopes of incapacitating the enemy. With Mission: Impossible star Graves in the lead, it’s only natural that the plan involves the “impossible” task of relieving a nasty general of a large gold shipment. Set in Mexico but filmed in Italy, this spaghetti western was bankrolled by MGM, the same folks who brought you the popular The Dirty Dozen and who were undoubtedly hoping that lightning would strike twice.
In 1194, on his return from the Third Crusade, Richard the Lionheart is taken prisoner in Germany. Disguised as a troubadour, Robin Hood formulates a plan to rescue Richard but he is captured himself.