My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

Van Morrison 1938 Buck’s career as a solo headliner was winding down. But Buck had a lot of real Cowboy in him. and knew how to Keep his doggies rollin’ … Next: Buck Jones Filmography: Re-Inventing Buck Jones / The 1940’s  

1937 Buck and the studio have a proven formula and keep cranking them out.  But the end is near.  Next: Buck Jones Filmography / The End

1936 – Buck makes 8 movies … Next: Buck Jones Filmography / Posters 1937

1935 – Buck makes 7 movies … Next: Buck Jones Filmography / Posters 1936

Buck Jones and the Old Time Theatres has turned into another Blog Monster – so huge that it could literally take dozens of posts to do it justice … The Old Time Movie Theatres/Palaces And Palaces they were. Do you Remember? Some lucky folks will. Others (mostly the young) may not. Fortunately, a few of these incredible …

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if i didn’t have a dime / gene pitney Buck Jones busted for Stunt Fraud Diligent investigative reporting by My Favorite Westerns has uncovered Stunt Fraud in the 1934 Buck Jones Western Serial ‘Red Rider‘! Close scrutiny of photo images and the Serial clip clearly reveal that Buck and his heroine riding Silver did not jump the yawning chasm as they appear …

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don’t let me down / Dillard & Clark Buck Jones / ‘Red Rider’ / 1934 Some of that ‘Extreme’ stuff you see these days has been going on for a long time. Here’s yet another ‘Cliff Hanger’ stunt (literally) from Buck Jones ‘Red Rider‘ serial / 1934. You’ll notice that the Steed – with it’s 2 …

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Them Dance Hall Girls / Fraser and Debolt Buck Jones / ‘Red Rider’ / 1934 During the 30’s, Buck Jones made a few Movie Serials. One such was Red Rider.   Movie Serials first appeared in the 1910’s and were popular the right up into the late 50’s. These were usually about 15 (black and white) Episodes that were less than 10 …

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Time / Pozo Seco Singers   Dear Western Movie Fans,  I’ve been having a few problems with the blog. The main problem is that I make mistakes. Then I try to correct them – after the post has been posted. This then sends a new post out. Which I don’t wish to do most of …

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The Impossible Dream / Jackie Evancho Buck Jones Filmography / Posters 1930 to 1940 Part 2 See Buck rearing up 4 times on his wondrous Steed! Yeee Haww! Next: Buck Jones Filmography / Posters 1930 to 1940 Part 3    

Carry Me / The Stampeders Buck Jones Filmography / Posters 1930 to 1940 Part 1 Buck was hitting his stride in the 1930’s – averaging over 6 movies a year. And if we ever needed Western Heroes, it was during the ‘Dirty Thirties’ the Great Depression. Buck was there to answer the call. This manifested in some …

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i won’t back down / cash Buck Jones Filmography / Posters 1920 to 1930 Buck was now making 7, 8 or 9 movies a year – production was swift in those days. Buck had achieved Top Bill/Stardom – his name is often larger and posted before the movie title. He was the draw. – but not necessarily as …

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A Simple Song of Freedom / Buckwheat 1971 Buck Jones / Steeds of Renown / Part 5 Despite Jones impressive list of 168 Credits, most of his early work was as a Stuntman/Stunt Rider/Support Actor/Stunt double for Tom Mix, William Farnum, William S. Hart and others. No shame in that, but it did take a while for Buck to achieve Stardom. …

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My Heroes have always been Cowboys / Willie Nelson Buck Jones / Steeds of Renown / Part 4 Next: Buck Jones / Steeds of Renown / Part 5

Post # 600 / My Favorite Westerns  Like the old prospector said: “I really never counted on living this long.” The Last Roundup / Roy Rogers and the Sons of the Pioneers Buck Jones / Steeds of Renown / Part 3 A movie star for over 20 years – dying early at age 53. Over 160 movies. …

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The Last of the Silver Screen Cowboys / Rex Allen Jr. from the movie Rustlers’ Rhapsody (1985) Buck and Silver Buck I’ve seen Buck Jones‘ beautiful horse alternately identified as Silver or Silver Buck. I believe Silver Buck is his correct name. Any way you call him – a beautiful mount. Next: Buck Jones / Steeds …

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