My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

1972 / Glendale Train / New Riders of the Purple Sage Jesse James (1939) Jesse James was a smash hit and the fourth largest-grossing film of 1939, behind Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and in front of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. That’s a hell of …

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Kingston Trio Jesse James (1939) I woulda put my money on The Kid. Between 1921 and 2007 we count 28 movies about Jesse James or where Jesse James was a prominent character. Between 1911 and 2011 we count 23 movies about Billy the Kid or where Billy the Kid was a prominent character. If this was …

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