My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

Cool Water / Walter Brennan Dean Martin Westerns / Rio Bravo /1959 4 years after his split with Jerry Lewis, Dean made his second Western: Rio Bravo – Western Classic. I’ve covered Rio Bravo somewhat, so I’m just gonna show a couple of images and move on. Good images though. In 1958 Dean Martin was 41 years old. James Cagney, John Cassavetes, Edmond O’Brien, Rod Steiger, Richard …

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in-hell-ill-be-in-good-company / the-dead-south Rio Bravo Posters continued … Not much to say … have a boo. Lobby Cards etc … Coming:  more Rio Bravo … 

border affair / lee clayton Posters cont.  Rio Bravo spawned a lot of posters. Mainly based around 2 images, most Rio Bravo posters are decent in design and artwork, though image quality from around the Net is often poor. Some images were so bad, I couldn’t use them. I just couldn’t recover the quality/resolution. This puzzles …

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dream lover / rick nelson So WHY do I feel that Alcohol, Cigarettes, and Guns are controversial endorsements for John Wayne? Because all of them can kill you. It has to be said however, that in the 40’s and 50’s, all these product(?) were observed very differently than they are today.  Smoking and drinking were openly promoted …

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