Several years ago a friend recommended that I watch Three Godfathers (1936), thinking, even though it was a Western, that I would enjoy it. For the most part, a Western has to have something different than the usual Cowboys and Indians shooting it out to hold any interest for me. I remember when I was a kid, I would sometimes watch these films on TV, and would mostly feel sorry for the horses that fell during the battle. Therefore, I was delighted that I enjoyed Three Godfathers with the unusual story-line about three murderous outlaws who end up caring more for a baby than they do for themselves.
To read about Toronto Film Society’s annual Raiding the Vaults at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York, click on the Toronto Film Society tab above. If you’re looking for Day 2, scroll down to August 1, 2016.