Way of a Gaucho Screen 1 article

Way of a Gaucho

1952

Way of a Gaucho Poster
  • One of the great aesthetic pleasures of the Technicolor era of Hollywood are the deep-set blacks of shadows and night time—if the filmmakers and cinematographers prefer this dedication to ensconced darkness. For my money, directors Henry King and Tourneur are the two who best bring out these qualities, and Gaucho, which originated as a picture for King, is full of tenebrous evenings that pulsate with eroticism, melancholy and loneliness.