My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

pale rider / the heavy horses Between 1950 and 1956 Hugh O’Brian had work in about 20 Westerns. Though these are from the Golden Age of Westerns I confess that I haven’t seen most of them. I recognize Vengeance Valley (1951) and Broken Lance ( 1954). Colin – over at Riding the High Country blog (https://livius1.wordpress.com/)  is …

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The Legend of Wyatt Earp / Hugh O’Brian “I believe every person is created as the steward of his or her own destiny with great power for a specific purpose: To share with others, through service, a reverence for life in a spirit of love.” – Hugh O’Brian Hugh O’Brian Hugh Charles Krampe (April 19, …

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On the way to Boot Hill … Rose spots Wyatt Earp House and Gallery … I wouldn’t have minded looking at the Gallery, but things looks pretty quiet. It’s closed. But Why? It’s Saturday and there’s a Festival in town … ? We’re still nosy enough to have a look around … Curiosity gets to us …

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http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/18/wyatt-earps-colt-45-sells-for-225k/7869703/ Sonja Haller, The Arizona Republic11:24 a.m. CDT April 18, 2014 (Photo: Rob Schumacher, The Arizona Republic) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — An auction of memorabilia tied to legendary Arizona lawman Wyatt Earp drew more than 6,400 online bidders and more than 400 collectors to a lively, standing-room-only auction house here Thursday night. Headlining the auction was a Colt …

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Took me longer than an ‘Hour‘ though …

Earps doing the walk …  Updated graphics Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, John Hudson, DeForest Kelley Gunfight at the OK Corral (1957) Directed by John Sturges Frank Converse, Sam Melville, Jason Robards, James Garner Hour of the Gun  (1967) Directed by John Sturges Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Kirk Russel, Bill Paxton Tombstone (1993) Directed by  George P. Cosmatos …

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Epic! The famous ‘Walk’ to the climactic gunfight at OK Corral ‘The Wild Bunch’ … doing ‘the Walk’?  You betcha! Intentional – or not (and I surely believe it was) Pekinpah’s Wild Bunch do ‘The Walk’

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