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Guess what? CIA director Dragon blackmails him out of retirement in return for the IRS ignoring his secret art collection. He assassinates (sanctions) two men who’ve killed a CIA agent but another agent, Jemima Brown, disguised as a stewardess, beds him and steals the IRS pardon back. Hemlock learns the two men he killed murdered a friend, and that another agent, Miles, betrayed them. He agrees to another sanction, which involves joining a team climbing the Eiger. One of the climbers is a traitor who Hemlock must unmask and kill.
The main stunt work was done by Yakima Canutt, who had done the chariot races for both versions of Ben-Hur, working with Sergio Leone on the remake, and had doubled for John Wayne in Stagecoach. Verdict: It is what it is – one of the ultimate Boy’s Own movies. Still fun to watch. 3/5 Paint Your Wagon (1969) Crew: Director: Joshua Logan, Producer: Alan Jay Lerner (Paramount), Screenplay: Alan Jay Lerner, Play: Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe, Adaptation: Paddy Chayefsky, Photography: William Fraker, Editor: Robert Jones, Music: Frederick Loewe, Additional Songs: André Prévin, Musical Director: Nelson Riddle, Production Design: John Truscott Cast: Lee Marvin (Ben), Clint Eastwood (Pardner), Jean Seberg (Elizabeth), Harve Presnell (Rotten Luck Willie), Ray Walston (Mad Jack Duncan), Tom Ligon (Horton Fenty), Alan Dexter (Parson), John Mitchum (Jacob Woodling) Story: Ben and Pardner are partners because Ben struck gold in what was intended to be Pardner’s brother’s grave.
Kidd’s sympathies are obviously with Chama (he refuses Harlan’s offer to hunt Chama down), but he changes his mind for personal reasons. Hunting Chama with Harlan, Kidd works against the implicit aim of the hunt. But having built audience sympathy for Chama and reinforced it by making Duvall’s capitalist a potential mass murderer, the film then turns on Chama as well, drawing a parallel between him and Harlan. For some unexplained reason, Kidd the anti-hero suddenly becomes the upholder of order and Chama’s woman, even more surprisingly, transfers her allegiance to Kidd and his plan for Chama to turn himself in.
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