Four for Texas

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Four for Texas ★ 1963

Perhaps Aldrich's later success with “The Dirty Dozen” can be attributed, in part, to this exercise in how not to make a comic western; poorly made, over long, and far too dependant on the feminine charisma of Ekberg and Andress. Slow-moving Sinatra-Martin vehicle tells the tale of con men in the Old West who battle bandits and bad bankers for a stash of loot. 124m/C VHS, DVD . Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Anita Ekberg, Ursula Andress, Charles Bronson, Victor Buono, Jack Elam, Arthur Godfrey, Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe DeRita; D: Robert Aldrich; W: Robert Aldrich, Teddi Sherman; C: Ernest Laszlo; M: Nelson Riddle.