John Wayne: Westerns Directed by Howard Hawks

The great, versatile filmaker, Howard Hawks, directed John (the Duke) Wayne in four Westers, two of which are distinguished, ranking among the director’s and star’s very best features (in bold face).

Films in chronological order:

Red River (1948, shot in 1946), co-starring Montgomery Clift

Rio Bravo (1959), co-starring Dean Martin

El Dorado (1967), co-starring Robert Mitchum

Rio Lobo (1970)