My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

The made-for-television western The Sacketts combines the plotlines from two seperate Louis L’Amour novels, The Daybreakers and The Sacketts. In this film, the three Tennessee-raised Sackett brothers migrate to the West following the conclusion of the Civil War. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine, All Movie Guide. Made ten years before Lonesome Dove, The Sacketts (1979) may well …

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Quigley Down Under and the Sharps 1874 Model Rifle “The Quigley® rifle itself was a custom conversion from a cavalry model breech loader and it retained the patch box and saddle ring from that incarnation. The older 1863 rifles shot non-metallic paper cartridges, loaded from the breech. The falling block served to slice off the …

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 – Quigley Down Under Soundtrack – Main theme: Basil Poledouris “God created all men. Sam Colt made them equal.” – Matthew Quigley (Tom Selleck) Selleck with co-Star Laura San Giacomo Cora: You know, if we’re lost, you can tell me. Quigley: We’re lost. Cora: I can take bad news. Just tell me straight. Quigley: I don’t …

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I stumble out of the bush … flinging down the worthy ghost of Ned Kelly … (I never thought he would be so heavy … maybe it’s that armour?) I’m heading for desert and high country … the lands of crocodiles, the Aborigine, Snowy River, and the Outback … 3 Dusters await: Quigley, Down Under (1990), The Man from …

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“People just ne’er git tired of us …” _________________________________________________________ Kaboooom ! Aussie Style !

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