My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

Bob Dylan Streets of Laredo contains most your standard Western gunfare: Yer Colt 45, Yer Winchester ’73, and Yer double barrel shotgun …. But it also has 2 unique weapons – plus another that’s fairly uncommon. I was not able to locate any resources that specifically itemized the Guns in Streets of Laredo. It took …

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knockin-on-heavens-door-mark-knopfler and friends 

knocking-on-heavens-door-roger-waters  NO HUMANS OR HORSES WERE HARMED IN THE PRODUCTION OF THIS POST. – The Management When I initially started My Favorite Westerns, I had intended to include a page/section on the Guns that appear in each movie I profiled. Certain things have evolved however, to make me adjust or re-think this intention. The first …

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Hombre … more posters  Hombre – the Guns

Guns … ever a controversy …  never a solution ?  In High Noon even Grace Kelly – a pacifist Quaker and sworn gun hater – eventually pulls a gun and kills somebody. God forbid that any of us should ever have to do such a thing … and in a perfect world guns wouldn’t exist. Unfortunately, this …

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Gun laws were tougher in old Tombstone No need to check your firearm today in the Arizona town famed for the gunfight at the OK Corral. ORIGINALLY PRINTED JANUARY 23, 2011: By Bob Drogin, Los Angeles Times http://articles.latimes.com/2011/jan/23/nation/la-na-tombstone-20110123 Reporting from Tombstone, Ariz. — A billboard just outside this Old West town promises “Gunfights Daily!” and tourists line …

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