My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

The Vikings (1958) The Vikings Theme / Mario Nascimbene Always a film favorite of mine. I’ve watched it several times. And will again. That places it as a Film Classic for me. The Climactic Fight (BIG spoiler!) “How he hastens to his death.” We all know that Kirk could handle himself, but we might not …

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My Heroes have always been Cowboys / Waylon Jennings Kirk’s most important work: The Douglas Foundation was founded by motion picture icon Kirk Douglas and his wife Anne in 1964, and stands as one of the entertainment industry’s largest and oldest private philanthropic institutions. The Foundation represents the charitable interests of the Douglas family and …

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I’ve been somewhat reticent in placing The Proposition among my Dusters Down Under. It certainly qualifies as a Western, and it’s a well made film, but it’s excessive violent and brutal scenes is something that I would warn others about – and of which I believe has negatively impacted it’s popularity. Be forewarned. The Proposition (2005) …

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The Man from Snowy River (1982): Part 2 The Man from Snowy River / Main Theme. Bruce Rowland composed the music for the film, and also conducted the orchestra during the recording of the album. The powerful, brilliant soundtrack drives the film The Man from Snowy River / Jessica’s Theme Notice anything about these posters? Kirk …

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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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Kirk Douglas … Awards. Kirk Douglas Bio A celebration … Honoring the Man … the Actor … the Author … 

“It seems as if only now I really know who I am. My strengths, my weaknesses, my jealousies – it’s as if all of it has been boiling in a pot for all these years, and as it boils, it evaporates into steam, and all that’s left in the pot in the end is your …

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