One of the true classics of John Wayne’s final years in front of the camera, this western is an exciting underdog story with thrills and chills galore all presided over by the mighty presence of the Duke. At the time the film was being made, John Wayne gave a controversial interview to Playboy magazine that will be discussed in class as well as the shocking revelation Duke shared with one of his co-stars. This is more than just a classic western, this is an inspiring story of overcoming the odds at all costs.