My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

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Lonesome Dove Theme Lonesome Dove : Spinoffs and Wannabes The immense success and popularity of the Lonesome Dove (1989) Mini Series starring Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones spawned a veritable industry surrounding Larry McMurtry’s iconic characters Augustus ‘Gus’ McCrae (Duvall) and  Woodrow F. Call (Jones) that extends to this very day with obvious influences in several succeeding …

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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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knocking-on-heavens-door-roger-waters  NO HUMANS OR HORSES WERE HARMED IN THE PRODUCTION OF THIS POST. – The Management When I initially started My Favorite Westerns, I had intended to include a page/section on the Guns that appear in each movie I profiled. Certain things have evolved however, to make me adjust or re-think this intention. The first …

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Felt like I better mention that Streets of Laredo did justly claim a few awards: Nominated for Primetime Emmy Award 1996 Nominated for Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries or a Special Lynn Kressel (casting director) Nominated for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries or a Special An Emmy Award recognizes excellence in the television industry. Won American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1996 Won ASC …

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