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John Wayne reads to Christopher Mitchum and Jack Elam in a scene from Rio Loo (1970)

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Christopher Mitchum in Rio Lobo (1970).  His father, the much more well known Robert Mitchum, was in Howard Hawks’ previous film, El Dorado, and had a part in Howard Hawks’ World War II production Corvette K225 (1943).

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Christopher Mitchum and John Wayne in Rio Lobo (1970)

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Christopher Mitchum is part of the team rigging the train tracks in a scene from Rio Lobo (1970)

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Christopher Mitchum, John Wayne, Jack Elam and Victor French in an original publicity still for Rio Lobo (1970)

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John Wayne and Christopher Mitchum in an autographed photograph for Rio Lobo (1970)

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John Wayne, Victor French, Christopher Mitchum and Jack Elam in a scene from Rio Lobo (1970)

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John Wayne and a man in a tall hat in a scene from Rio Lobo (1970).  John’s El Dorado co-star Robert’s son Christopher Mitchum is smiling and looking off to the right

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Christopher Mitchum and John Wayne in Rio Lobo (1970)

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Christopher Mitchum in Rio Lobo (1970).  Chris has 68 acting credits from a 1957 uncredited bit as a washboard player, followed by a nameless murder victim in a 1968 tv episode, his first feature film credit in Chisum, also with John Wayne, to Santa’s Summer House in 2012.   He was also in Big Jake with John Wayne, and an episode of Magnum PI.

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John Wayne and Christopher Mitchum in an original publicity still for Rio Lobo (1970)

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The back of this publicity still reads

CINEMA CENTER FILMS

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AN ACTION PACKED WESTERN

Big John Wayne, fresh from his Oscar triumph, stars with (left to right) Victor French, Chris Mitchum and Jack Elam in Cinema Center Films action packed western “RIO LOBO”, directed by veteran Howard Hawks.  The National General Pictures Release stars Wayne as an ex-civil war officer who frees a Texas town of carpetbaggers and settles an old score with a wartime informer.

Publicity Department, Cinema Center Films, 46 East 52 Street, New York, New York, 10022

 

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John Wayne leads the troops in Rio Lobo (1970)

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Jorge Rivero, Christopher Mitchum. John Wayne and Jack Elam in Rio Lobo (1970)

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Jorge Rivero and Christopher Mitchum in Rio Lobo (1970)