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Howard Hawks in an original publicity still filming El Dorado (1966) with James Caan and Michele Carey.

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Charlene Holt as Maude in El Dorado (1966).  This is Charlene’s third film in a row (a record for actresses) with Howard Hawks, after Man’s Favorite Sport and Red Line 7000.

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John Wayne as Cole Thornton in an original publicity still for El Dorado (1966)

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James Caan, John Wayne and Robert Mitchum in an original autographed publicity still for El Dorado (1966)

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John Wayne, Robert Mitchum and Charlene Holt in an original publicity still for El Dorado (1966) and a typical Hawks love triangle.

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Michele Carey as Joey MacDonald in El Dorado (1966).  Michele is one of two Hawksian women in the film, along with Charlene Holt as Maude.

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El Dorado premiered Dec 17, 1966 in Japan and Jun 7, 1967 in Denver.  It is his 45th of 46 films.

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John Wayne, James Caan and Robert Mitchum share a laugh while filming El Dorado (1966)

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James Caan as Alan Bedillion Treherne, better known as Mississippi, in El Dorado (1966)

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Robert Mitchum as Sheriff JP Harrah in El Dorado (1966)