John Russell

Born: 1920
Died: 19 January 1991, Los Angeles

Highlighted works

  • Fair Wind to Java

    A rollicking 1950s matinee frolic, with a volcanic twist.

  • Rio Bravo

    Rio Bravo

    A decade after Red River (1947), Howard Hawks reteamed with John Wayne for this rambling western riffing on the director’s usual themes of friendship and professionalism.

  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    James Stewart excels in Frank Capra’s tale of a country bumpkin appointed to the US Senate, where his idealistic plans collide with political corruption.

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