Now where wuz I ?? O Yeah ~ the 50's ...
The 50’s is often referred as the ‘Golden Age of Westerns’ - as they were popular and plentiful at that time (may they return again).
And many Western Classics were made.
Glenn Ford made 10 Westerns during the 50’s - of varying quality
- some Classics - some forgotten.
Let’s have a look.
The first one coming down the trail is:
“Not the most memorable of westerns, The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951) ... Easily seen today as a metaphor for the spreading of communism, using confused and easily led people to spread the word of communism, without truly understanding it’s perceived power amongst the public ... A routine Western that goes from place to place before the guy gets his girl, and enough for Glenn Ford to flex his muscles in the west once more.”
Reasonable ratings ... a passable way to spend a couple of hours.
Also from 1951 ...
Viewers rate nearly 7 out of 10 - pretty good.
One of several Westerns that you can watch for free - in full - on YouTube.