The Big Sky

The back of this publicity still reads

DM-13J thru 26 J.  RISING STAR…A bright new star in Hollywood’s galaxy is Dewey Martin, most recently seen in Winchester Pictures “The Big Sky” which RKO Radio distributes.  Dewey, who hails from Texas, was discovered by producer-director Howard Hawks and made a noteworthy film bow for his mentor in “The Thing — From Another World.”

 

The Big Sky

Dewey Martin poses for a publicity still for The Big Sky (1952), the second of three films he would make with Howard Hawks.

The Big Sky

Dewey Martin in an original publicity still for The Big Sky (1952)

The Thing

more pointing in The Thing (1951).  Actually its a cropped mirror image of another of today’s posts.

The Thing

Dewey Martin and Kenneth Tobey in a screencap from The Thing (1951)

The Thing

Kenneth Tobey points to trouble in The Thing (1951)

Land of the Pharaohs

Jack Hawkins sits with a severely injured leg in a scene from the film ‘Land Of The Pharohs’, 1955. (Photo by Warner Brothers/Getty Images)

Land of the Pharaohs

James Robertson Justice, Alexis Minotis and Dewey Martin in Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

Land of the Pharaohs

Dewey Martin as Senta in a publicity still for Land of the Pharaohs (1955).  Dewey was also in Howard Hawks’ The Thing and The Big Sky.

Land of the Pharaohs

Dewey Martin and James Robertson Justice in Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Land of the Pharaohs

James Robertson Justice, Alexis Minotis and Dewey Martin in Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

The Thing

Kenneth Tobey in an autographed publicity still for The Thing (1951).

The Thing

the scientists create a barrier against The Thing (1951) in an original publicity still

The Thing

The Thing (1950) is ranked number 10 on Golddberby’s list of Howard Hawks’ 20 Greatest Films.

I would rank it outside the top 10, closer to number 20.

Howard Hawks movies: 20 greatest films ranked worst to best

The Big Sky

Dewey Martin as Boone Caudill in an original publicity still for The Big Sky (1952)