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“100 Rifles” and the Late 1960s: Part II

On Tuesday, I wrote about 100 Rifles (1969) as a commentary on the cultural moment that it originally appeared within. Today, I want to continue that discussion by briefly looking at couple of more scenes from the film that should be examined. Continuing from where the previous post left off, this post will look at Lyedecker and Herrera’s conversation with the priest as they … Read More “100 Rifles” and the Late 1960s: Part II

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“100 Rifles” and the Late 1960s: Part 1

Last week, I read a post on Shadow and Act about the 1969 western 100 Rifles, ¬†film based off of Robert MacLeod’s The Californio (1966). In his piece for Shadow and Act, Sergio Mims discusses Jim Brown’s role in the film, the fact that he portrayed such a strong character, and the interracial relationship that blossomed between Brown’s and costar Raquel Welch’s characters. After … Read More “100 Rifles” and the Late 1960s: Part 1