Red River (1948) ft. Keith Techmeier

Dana and Tom welcome back Keith Techmeier to discuss the western classic, Red River (1948): directed by Howard Hawks, screenplay by Borden Chase and Charles Schnee, starring John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, and Walter Brennan.Plot Summary: "Red River" (1948) is a thrilling Western epic directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift. The film tells the story of Tom Dunson (Wayne), a tough rancher who leads a cattle drive from Texas to Missouri along with his adopted son, Matthew Garth (Clift). As they make their way across the dangerous and unforgiving terrain, tensions rise between Dunson and Garth, as Dunson's harsh methods clash with Garth's more humane approach. Matters come to a head when Dunson becomes increasingly tyrannical and even violent, and Garth must decide whether to stay loyal to his adopted father or stand up against him for the sake of their fellow cowboys.With stunning cinematography capturing the majestic landscapes of the American West, "Red River" is a classic tale of loyalty, betrayal, and the struggle for survival in a harsh and unforgiving world. Wayne and Clift both deliver powerful performances, with Wayne in particular showcasing his trademark blend of toughness and vulnerability. A true masterpiece of the Western genre, "Red River" is a must-see for fans of classic cinema and anyone who loves a gripping and unforgettable story of adventure and redemption.You can now follow us on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok (@gmoatpodcast) or find our Facebook page at Greatest Movie of All-Time Podcast.For more on the episode, go to: the entire rankings list so far, go to:

Om Podcasten

Hosts Tom and Dana Duncan take a new approach to finding the answer to the question: "what's the greatest movie of all-time?" Each week, Dana and Tom will review a classic movie, and grade it out based on a six-part rubric scale to determine what the greatest movie of all-time is. For the complete list so far, go to: To contact us, please email the show at