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Lone Star (1996)
Corrupt Sheriff Charlie Wade’s masonic ring is seen as he picks up a bribe in a restaurant. [00:08::38]
Other masonic references:
Sgt. Cliff (Stephen Mendillo) asks "Was Coronado in the masons?" [00:02:00]
Sheriff Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper) says: "Well the masons been around a long while." [00:03:13]
Mayor Hollis Pogue (Tony Frank) says : "The sheriff at the time was Big Charlie Wade. Charlie was one of your old fashioned bribe or bullets kind of sheriffs. He took a healthy bite of whatever moved through this county." [00:08::35]
Sheriff Sam Deeds asks: "You recall if Charlie Wade was a mason?"
Mayor Hollis Pogue (Tony Frank) replies : "Charlie? Yeah, I believe he used to go for lodge meetings over to Larado. What’s Charlie Wade got to do with your body?"
Sheriff Sam Deeds says: "Well, all he was wearing was a big old masonic ring and a Rio County sheriff’s badge." [00:23:40]

Lone Star (1996). Directed by John Sayles, written by John Sayles. Stephen Mendillo, Stephen J. Lang, Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Peña, Clifton James, Kris Kristofferson, Jeff Monahan, Matthew McConaughey. 135 min. USA, English. Colour, Dolby
Historical note: Spanish Conquistador Francisco V‡zquez de Coronado mounted an expedition of 1,400 men in search of treasure in the American Southwest in 1540-42.

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