The Rare Breed
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Andrew V. McLaglen directs the Western drama The Rare Breed, based on the real-life introduction of English Hereford cattle to the American West in the 1880s. Maureen O'Hara plays Martha Price, an widowed Englishwoman who convinces rancher Alexander Bowen (Brian Keith) to use her new cattle breed. James Stewart stars as ranch hand Sam Burnett, a rambler who agrees to take the rare bull to Texas in order to breed it with the longhorns. He also accepts a bribe along the way from the lawless Taylor (Alan Caillou). The determined Martha and her daughter Hilary (Juliet Mills) demand to go along… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Unconvincing studio sets and uninspired direction don't help in lifting this above other bloated, awkward studio productions of the period."
‑ David Cornelius, DVDTalk.com
"Banal and lifeless."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Colorful but soft-edged Stewart western about cattle breedin'."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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