El Dorado

El Dorado (1966) is the fourth of five films John Wayne made with Howard Hawks.

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John Wayne, Paul Fix and Robert Mitchum in El Dorado (1966)

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James Caan and Michele Carey in a publicity still for El Dorado (1966)

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John Wayne and Michele Carey in a publicity still for El Dorado (1966)

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John Wayne and Robert Mitchum in a publicity still for El Dorado (1966)

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The back of this publicity still reads

10423/39    AFTERMATH….John Wayne brings in the body of Johnny Crawford after a tragedy of errors in the prologue of Howard Hawks’ “El Dorado,” which teams Wayne and Robert Mitchum.  Story of a gunfighter and a sheriff in a range war, the big Technicolor western co-starring James Caan, Charlene Holt, Michele Carey, Arthur Hunnicut and Paul Fix was filmed on location in Arizona for Paramount Pictures.  Hawks directed and produced.  Leigh Brackett wrote the screenplay based on a novel by Harry Brown, and “El Dorado” was photographed by Harold Rossen.

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John Wayne and Charlene Holt in a publicity still for El Dorado (1966)

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James Caan and Christopher George in a publicity still for El Dorado (1966)

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The back of this publicity still reads

10423/133     JUST BEFORE THE BATTLE….John Wayne drops off Charlene Holt as he drives into town for a showdown gunfight in this scene from Howard Hawks’ “El Dorado,” which teams him with Robert Mitchum.   Story of a gunfighter and a sheriff in a range war, the big Technicolor western co-starring James Caan, Charlene Holt, Michele Carey, Arthur Hunnicut and Paul Fix was filmed on location in Arizona for Paramount Pictures.  Hawks directed and produced.  Leigh Brackett wrote the screenplay based on a novel by Harry Brown, and “El Dorado” was photographed by Harold Rossen.

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The back of this publicity still reads

10423/108     CASUALTY….John Wayne, right, and James Caan assist Robert Mitchum after he’s been wounded by outlaws shooting up the town in this scene from Howard Hawks’ “El Dorado,” which teams Wayne and Robert Mitchum for the first time.   Story of a gunfighter and a sheriff in a range war, the big Technicolor western co-starring James Caan, Charlene Holt, Michele Carey, Arthur Hunnicut and Paul Fix was filmed on location in Arizona for Paramount Pictures.  Hawks directed and produced.  Leigh Brackett wrote the screenplay based on a novel by Harry Brown, and “El Dorado” was photographed by Harold Rossen.

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The back of this publicity still reads

10423/120    TAKING CHARGE….John Wayne gets the drop on some off-camera badmen in this scene with James Caan, center, and John Gabriel from Howard Hawks’ Wayne/Robert Mitchum starrer, “El Dorado.”  Story of a gunfighter and a sheriff in a range war, the big Technicolor western co-starring Caan, Charlene Holt, Michele Carey, Arthur Hunnicut and Paul Fix was filmed on location in Arizona for Paramount Pictures.  Hawks directed and produced.   Leigh Brackett wrote the screenplay based on a novel by Harry Brown and “El Dorado” was photographed by Harold Rossen.

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The back of this publicity still reads

10423/40    A BOY WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE….John Wayne has just brought Johnny Crawford’s body to his family after a blind gun duel in the prologue of Howard Hawks’ “El Dorado,” which teams Wayne with Robert Mitchum.   Story of a gunfighter and a sheriff in a range war, the big Technicolor western co-starring James Caan, Charlene Holt, Michele Carey, Arthur Hunnicut and Paul Fix was filmed on location in Arizona for Paramount Pictures.  Hawks directed and produced.  Leigh Brackett wrote the screenplay based on a novel by Harry Brown, and “El Dorado” was photographed by Harold Rossen.

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autographed script for El Dorado (1966)

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sheet music for El Dorado (1966)

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John Wayne, Robert Mitchum and Arthur Hunnicut in a scene from El Dorado (1966)