My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

http://www.wacotrib.com/news/business/lone-ranger-outfit-fetches-nearly/article_1767a65b-a4d2-5307-b867-8dc34ec852ff.html?mode=story Staff photo— Jerry Larson Scott Franks, owner of A&S Auction in Waco, adjusts the personal uniform, minus the mask and gloves, of actor Clayton Moore, who played the Lone Ranger in the popular 1950s television series. The outfit fetched nearly $200,000 in Saturday’s auction. Posted: Monday, July 14, 2014 1:44 pm |Updated: 1:12 am, Tue Jul …

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The Lone Ranger Theme / William Tell Overture /  Gioachino Rossini The Lone Ranger: “Only you, Tonto, know I’m alive. To the world, I’ll be buried here beside my brother and my friends… forever.” Tonto: “You are alone now. Last man. You are lone ranger.” The Lone Ranger: “Yes, Tonto, I am… the Lone Ranger.”

Jay Silverheels / Canadian Mohawk Jay Silverheels achieved his greatest fame as the The Lone Ranger’s friend, Tonto. Being irreplaceable as the Lone Ranger’s best friend he subsequently also appeared in films, The Lone Ranger (1956) as well as in The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold (1958). – Wikipedia Silverheels began working in motion pictures as an extra and stunt …

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 The Lone Ranger Opening Theme  The Lone Ranger Theme Music / William Tell Overture  Normally I’m pretty excited when I hear there’s a new Western being made … But when I heard that the movie was a remake of The Lone Ranger with Johnny Depp playing Tonto … I had my reservations (if you’ll excuse the expression). But then …

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