My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

“The West was a place where the improbable happened every day.” – Louis L’Amour I’ve always contended that most Movie Stars want to be in a Western at some point in their career. But for many – especially European Actors – such a dream seemed far fetched. Impossible. THEN… in the mid 60’s an incredible …

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The lyrics to Farnon’s theme were surprisingly written by British Carry On star Jim Dale and while being rather ‘Tin Pan Alley’ they hopefully don’t detract from Farnon’s excellent score. Sean Connery made one Western: Shalako (1968) Adapted from the novel by the great Western writer Louis L’Amour, Shalako was part of the Spaghetti Western …

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