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The Ranown Cycle was a series of seven minimalist B movies produced by Randolph Scott’s production company Ranown in the late 1950s, starring Randolph Scott and directed by Budd Boetticher.
Seven Men from Now (1956)
Directed by Budd Boetticher | Starring Randolph Scott, Gail Russell, and Lee Marvin
This was the film that first brought together Boetticher, Scott, and writer Burt Kennedy. A former sheriff (Randolph Scott) blames himself for his wife’s death during a Wells Fargo robbery and vows to track down and kill the seven men responsible.
Ride Lonesome (1959)
Directed by Budd Boetticher | Starring Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, and Pernell Roberts
While escorting a killer to town to be hanged, a bounty hunter (Randolph Scott) allows the man’s outlaw brother to catch up with him for a showdown over a shocking previous murder.
The guest curator and speaker for this block of films is Kenneth Turan. Film critic for the Los Angeles Times and National Public Radio's Morning Edition as well as the director of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, Turan’s newest book, Not To Be Missed: 54 Favorites From A Lifetime of Film, will be available for purchase at the screening.
Prior to this screening and the one in January, Turan will offer a 15-20 minute introduction. The film will begin at approximately 2:00 p.m.