My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

The Guns of Laredo … Part 3 … the Rifles In Streets of Laredo we see mainly 3 standard rifles – plus a couple of oddities. There are others long guns, but their appearance is too brief to mention. Firstly we have the Winchester 73′ rifle – ‘the rifle that won the West’? Combined with the Colt 45 …

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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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Casting Director, Lynn Kressel won Casting Awards for Streets of Laredo. Let’s see why … James Garner Nothing much needs to be said about James Garner as a Western Film Actor He’s an icon. Garner’s Westerns Maverick  with Jack Kelly 1957-1962 TV Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend with Randolph Scott / 1957 Movie Alias Jesse James with Bob Hope 1957 Cameo as Maverick …

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“Capt. Woodrow F. Call: I will not tolerate rude behaviour!” Fortunately, Streets of Laredo is chock full of rude behaviour. I selected this version of the very famous song The Streets of Laredo by Ed Bruce (http://www.edbrucemusic.com/) (writer of “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys” and “You’re the Best Break This Old Heart Ever …

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