Talk:Stagecoach (1939 film)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 06:19, 21 January 2008 (UTC)

Revert undiscussed move[edit]

The following discussion is an archived discussion of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.

The result of the move request was: no consensus to move page, per linked discussion. - GTBacchus(talk) 21:31, 18 January 2010 (UTC)



Stagecoach (1939 film)Stagecoach (film) — This article was moved without discussion, and should be moved back to its original location, as it is clearly the main topic with films for this title. - BilCat (talk) 23:36, 10 January 2010 (UTC)

  • Oppose per WP:NCF; article is already disambiguated. Everyone, please see discussion here. Erik (talk) 20:03, 11 January 2010 (UTC)
The above discussion is preserved as an archive of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on this talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.

Racism in Stagecoach[edit]

I felt dirty just watching this deeply racist work of art made with utter Hollywood professionalism. Could someone with relevant knowledge of racism in Hollywood contribute a section on the subject (since racism is a defining (im)moral quality of this film? thanx! The.Digital.Bedouin (talk) 03:05, 19 September 2012 (UTC)

Stagecoach is not particularly racist for the period in which it was made. Such a section would be appropriate only for something far more blatant, for example The Birth of a Nation. Clarityfiend (talk) 04:50, 19 September 2012 (UTC)

Budgets vs. Negative Cost[edit]

The listing here of STAGECOACH's budget, which cites Matthew Bernstein's WALTER WANGER: HOLLYWOOD INDEPENDENT, is incorrect. The listed figure ($531,374) is actually the film's negative cost (the ultimate production cost for making the initial cut of the film), not its budget (see Bernstein, 439). Should we change the label?

As to the actual budget, different sources give different amounts, but one of the film's original budgeting documents, held at the Ford Collection in the Lilly Library and dated from after production started, lists an amount of $490,700. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Threepwood89 (talkcontribs) 03:17, 12 May 2013 (UTC)

Anachronism[edit]

The movie is set in 1880. John Wayne carried a Winchester Model 1892 repeating rifle, as he always did in the movies. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.36.148.11 (talk) 20:06, 16 December 2016 (UTC)