My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

Pearl Hart: the making of a Legend Pearl Hart was probably Yuma Territorial Prison’s most famous inmate. She also seems to an early example of celebrity culture – gaining international fame and coverage for being a lady stage coach robber. Hart’s usual appearance likedly added to her notoriety: she had short hair and wore men’s …

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Westerns Shot at the Yuma Territorial Prison _________________________________ Life in a Western Penitentiary (1914 Documentary) – No poster or images available ___________________________________________________ The Honor System (1917) ___________________________________________________ Brothers Divided (1919) – No poster or images available ___________________________________________________ The Three Musketeers (1933); starring Jack Mulhall, Raymond Hatton, Ralph Bushman, and John Wayne; by Mascot Pictures ___________________________________________________ Red River …

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Ghosts … ??? Spirits in Solitary at the Yuma Territorial Prison: “It seems as if some of the prisoners’ sentences have extended into their afterlife. Accounts of ghostly activity, both from staff members and visitors, are not uncommon. Especially from the “dark cell.”” – from Weird U.S. website: http://www.weirdus.com/states/arizona/ghosts/yuma_prison/index.php Enlgarged Image – the orb____________________________________ And if …

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Yuma Territorial Prison State Historical Park During our several visits to Yuma and Los Algodones, Mexico (for dental tortures), we had never taken in Yuma’s most famous Attraction: The Yuma Territorial Prison State Park and Museum.  (Usually ‘cuz I’m already speeding northward faster than Butch Cassidy with 10 possees on his trail). So imagine my surprise to …

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Yuma Territorial Prison / Historical Site Superstition Mountain Apache Trail

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