My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

Rawhide … Frankie Laine Found this image of Clint from Rawhide …  Tried a few things with it … but … 

Palm Springs Holiday Part 2: Hogs Last Breath and Marilyn  Never thot I’d ever go to Palm Springs.  Wasn’t really on my list – bucket or otherwise. So when Rose said she wanted to go there I confess that didn’t know a thing about it – or the area – except that it was hot there …

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Dennis Hopper Western Filmography I count Dennis Hopper’s appearances in at least two Western Classics: Gunfight at OK Corral with Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas (1957); and True Grit (1969) with John Wayne. Even if Western movie fans didn’t count these movies as Classic, it would be recognized that Hopper had appeared with three of …

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Clint Eastwood … paying his dues …

Trivia: Internet Movie Database IMDB  http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001812/bio – Van Cleef  had almost given up on his acting career in the mid-’60s and turned to painting when he was cast by Sergio Leone in For a Few Dollars More (1965). It made him a superstar in Europe and restarted his career in the US, making him again a recognizable and …

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Soundtrack A fistful of Dollars / Ennio Morricone A Fistful of Pesos ?? … From Wikipedia – The Online Encyclopedia: – 1964 – Clint Eastwood signed a contract for A Fistful of Dollars for $15,000 (US$112,403 in 2012 dollars) in wages for eleven weeks’ work, with a bonus of a Mercedes automobile upon completion. – Sergio Leone intended Henry …

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