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Leo Gordon. LVC & posters
Fri Jan 5, 2018 5:09am

An' here I figured you'd go on to wax nostalgic on Leo Gordon & Van Cleef's friendship --- unless I'm mistaken, bobO? I can't find it in my notes (probably on one of my flash drives), but I'm pretty sure they were pals...

Speakin' o' The Duke, his ill-fated production THE CONQEROR is one of the pair of films in which Lee an' Leo shared the Silver Screen -- t'other bein' TEN WANTED MEN, with another wHorleyWood Western legend,

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/a3/4b/63/a34b637f33dbb3c1edcbbed8ab60c4b4--lee-van-cleef-angel-eyes.jpg

Randolph Scott (also Producing with Harry Joe Brown, under their "Ranown" company). For those curious, RED SUNDOWN doesn't count, as LVC didn't actually participate in that one: he only appears briefly in a Dream Sequence by another pal, Rory Calhoun (the scene's from DAWN AT SOCORRO, iirc).

That reminds me, bobO --- I need to call Tara. ;)

Best an' all,
DCG.
PostScript: for some reason, the pic from TWM didn't pop...you'll have to click the link , I guess. ;P





  • Wasp woman!!Bob 0, Wed Jan 3 6:29am
    I got stung by a wasp woman once. One of my favorite character actors Leo Gordon wrote that one. Leo said he was doing a scene with John Wayne in Hondo and Wayne shoots him in the stomach and Gordon... more
    • Leo Gordon. LVC & posters — DCG, Fri Jan 5 5:09am
      • Just after Leo's deathBob 0, Sat Jan 6 7:53am
        His daughter wrote about her father and she mentioned Leo was mad when he realized Lee Van Cleef's move to Europe had turned into a string of starring roles and good money. Leo had been offered some... more
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