My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies… Pardner!

“People are composed of many things, and in my work, what influences me is the complexity of people – the chiaroscuro of dark and light. When I play a strong guy, I try to find, where is he weak? And, conversely, when I play a weak guy, where is he strong?”

– Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas - Lonely are the Brave

Kirk Douglas – Lonely are the Brave

Kirk Douglas Doc Holliday

Kirk Douglas as Doc Holliday

I’ve been working on improving Kirk Douglas’ Bio. It’s not easy.

There’s no way to encapsulate someone like Kirk Douglas – it’s almost an insult to try. The best you can do is a poor sketch.

In the meantime, Kirk has his own Website – and like Kirk, it’s a gem. Have a boo:

Gunfight at OK Corral

Gunfight at OK Corral

Douglas Foundation

Douglas Foundation

The Douglas Foundation was founded by motion picture icon Kirk Douglas and his wife Anne in 1964, and stands as one of the entertainment industry’s largest and oldest private philanthropic institutions. The Foundation represents the charitable interests of the Douglas family and is committed to carrying on the vision of helping others who might not otherwise be able to help themselves.

Kirk has never forgotten where he came from.


It’s always a joy to pay homage to the worthy.

7 thoughts on “Kirk …

  1. Teepee12 says:

    One of my favorites. Read all his books, too.

  2. Teepee12 says:

    I have given you the Dragon’s Loyalty Award, which is both the Very Versatile Blogger and Very Inspiring Blogger combined. I hope you will drop by and collect your well-deserved kudos 🙂

    1. jcalberta says:

      O my goodnees! I had just woke up (I’m doing 12 hour night shifts) and turned on my computer (per usual) and I see this ! You’ve made my day ! and my night ! Thank you.

      I have a problem though. Over the while I’ve been honoured with 3 or 4 Awards, but I don’t know how to display them on my blog. I surely want to express my appreciation (and vanity) by doing so, but I don’t know how ??? Is there a certain widget that I need to use or what ? I’d appreciate any advice on that ..

  3. Kirk Douglas – one of the greates actor ever! I like every movie with him!

    1. jcalberta says:

      You’re absolutely right my friend. Every movie he made is watchable – and several (many?) are Classics. One of a kind.

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