My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

  “In Westerns you were permitted to kiss your horse, but never your girl.” “The general consensus seems to be that I don’t act at all”

Gary Cooper Inducted: MFW Cowboy Hall of Fame “The general consensus seems to be that I don’t act at all.” Gary Cooper Western Filmography The Virginian 1929 / Fighting Caravans 1931 / The Plainsman 1936 / The Cowboy and the Lady 1938 / Northwest Mounted Police 1940 / The Westerner 1940 / Along Came Jones …

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Celebrating High Noon … Image Manipulations : MyFavoriteWesterns

Do Not Forsake Me O My Darling … Grace Kelly “I would like to be remembered as someone who accomplished useful deeds, and who was a kind and loving person. I would like to leave the memory of a human being with a correct attitude and who did her best to help others.” ___________________________________________ Some …

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High Noon and Politics As a kid watching High Noon, it never dawned on me that there was anything going on ‘behind the scenes’. Lost in the wonder of an epic and heroic tale, I didn’t see it’s (and many Westerns) very strong social and political messages: Commentaries on the politics behind High Noon: High Noon, What …

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Music: Original Soundtrack: Do Not Forsake Me – Tex Ritter  Video Clip: High Noon Intro … http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKLvKZ6nIiA&feature=related

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