El Dorado

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

El Dorado

James Caan as Mississippi in a publicity still for El Dorado (1966)

El Dorado

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

El Dorado

John Wayne is down in a publicity still for El Dorado (1966) with Arthur Hunnicut, Ed Asner and Robert Mitchum.

Red Line 7000

James Caan as Mike in an original publicity still for Red Line 7000 (1965)

Red Line 7000

Norman Alden and James Caan in a publicity still for Red Line 7000 (1965).  I can’t figure out who’s wearing his crash helmet.

Red Line 7000

Norman Alden, James Caan and Laura Devon have a conversation while George Takei works at the race track in a scene from Red Line 7000 (1965)

Red Line 7000

Marianna Hill and James Caan pose next to the Pepsi product placement in a scene from Red Line 7000 (1965).  At the time, Coke was America’s favorite soft drink, and Pepsi was a distant second, closer to RC Cola in popularity.

Red Line 7000

James Caan, Norman Alden and Laura Devon in Red Line 7000 (1965)

Red Line 7000

Norman Alden does a speed test at the track in a scene from Red Line 7000 (1965) with Laura Devon and James Caan.

Red Line 7000

Laura Devon, Norman Alden and James Caan on the race track in a scene from Red Line 7000 (1965)

El Dorado

James Caan compensates for not being a good shot in El Dorado (1966).

El Dorado

James Caan and Michele Carey were an interesting  and attractive younger couple in El Dorado (1966), something that failed him in his previous film with James, Red Line 7000, notable for its lack of interesting characters and relationships.

El Dorado

John Wayne and James Caan in a scene from El Dorado (1966).  Howard Hawks salvaged James Caan and Charlene Holt from the lousy Red Line 7000 (1965), and returned to his classic form with another first rate John Wayne western.

Red Line 7000

James Caan as Mike the auto racing champion in Red Line 7000 (1965)