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The Most Dangerous Pub Crawl In Cinema
Brawling bars, seedy saloons and an exploding pub

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The Most Dangerous Pub Crawl In Cinema | Vienna’s Saloon
Vienna’s Saloon

Film: Johnny Guitar (1954)

Location: Arizona
Opening hours: Very flexible
Clientele: Gamblers, shooters, boozers, more gamblers
Entertainment
: Roulette, music, arson
Price of a round
: Just tell ‘em you’ll be around for a while and it’s free. (Note: this doesn’t work in All Bar One.)

Vienna (Joan Crawford) is just trying to keep her little corner of Arizona in whisky and good times in Nicholas Ray’s radical Western, but bitter rival Emma (Mercedes McCambridge) wants her hanged, her bar burned to the ground and if at all possible, a barn dance arranged on their ashes. No wonder the barman and croupiers wear the hangdog expression of men permanently on P45 alley. When you chuck the The Dancin' Kid (Scott Brady) and Sterling Hayden’s gun-slinging busker Johnny Guitar into an already combustible mix, you’re got all the ingredients of a fiery Friday night. Bring a fire extinguisher.
 

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1 No Seagal!
Vinnie's Joint in Out for Justice should be on this list. More

Posted by Gator MacReady on Friday September 13, 2013, 23:20

2 The Ninth Configuration Bar-Room Brawl Scene
Just a small clip, but this is one of the tenses bar scene I've ever seen http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bn7mLy2Qtqo More

Posted by jloshea on Wednesday September 11, 2013, 10:27

3 No Karova Milk Bar???
Seriously guys and girls!?!? Where's the Karova Milk Bar, from Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange"? It's probably the most obvious oversight you've ever made. More

Posted by Tres Styles on Tuesday September 3, 2013, 13:38

4 Slaughtered lamb
As long as this one was included I'm happy, could have possibly added a pub in lock stock and two smoking barrels. More

Posted by pablo233 on Sunday September 1, 2013, 15:52

5 Wild Bill?
Can't remember the name of the pub in this but the fight at the end was fantastic! More

Posted by beardyphysics on Friday August 30, 2013, 16:01


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