My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

Bruce DernBronze WranglerDern ColdGolden Boot via Dern Tootin’ 2 …. Bruce Dern Bronze Wrangler Dern Cold Golden Boot

Go West Young Lady / 1941 Go West Young Lady is a Western in the broadest sense … mostly cuz it has two great broads in it: Penny Singleton and Anne Miller. 33-year-old Singleton was the Young Lady going West – and the top billed Star, but … we can see by at least 2 posters that an 18-year-old Anne Miller had easily …

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“The Western is a man`s world and I love it.” – Glenn Ford

Amazingly, even though Bellamy appeared in over 100 films, he only made 2 Westerns:

No plain Jane  “Well, if people didn’t try something new, there wouldn’t be hardly any progress at all.” –  Jane Fonda / Cat Ballou

Cat Ballou – Ballad of Kid Shelleen Jane Who ? MFW: You’re right Marilyn … nobody knew he had it in him.   Kid Shelleen (Lee Marvin) demonstrates his gun hand ….   The whole dang gang: Dwayne Hickman, Michael Callan, Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Tom Nardini

Huron …. Huron … 12May

Marvin Western Filmography 6 The Comancheros (1961). Marvin Western Filmography 6 The Comancheros (1961) 9MAY Lee Marvin / John Wayne  Lee makes it to the Top of the Mountain – A Western with John Wayne The Comancheros banner The Comancheros – posters … But he’s still 5th on the Bill The Comancheros Trailer A Western actor’s …

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Lee Marvin / John Wayne  Lee makes it to the Top of the Mountain – A Western with John Wayne … But he’s still 5th on the Bill The Comancheros Trailer

Lee Marvin and Jeff Chandler  Marvin … 5th on the Bill

Lee Marvin and Randolph Scott DVD Talk – Partial Review / Review by Stuart Galbraith IV | posted August 24, 2005 http://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/17309/stranger-wore-a-gun-the/ The Stranger Wore a Gun is a muddled mess made palatable by Scott’s likeable hero, a strong supporting cast, and the novelty of 3-D at its most nakedly exploitive.

Lee Marvin and Randolph Scott  Lee moves up to 3rd on the Bill … Warning: Huge Spoiler below …  …  Lee gets killed … 

Lee Marvin and Van Heflin  Lee moves up to 4th on the Bill … a change of plans … One Line Reviews: Iain Stott http://1linereview.blogspot.ca/2009/03/raid-1954.html The Raid (1954) Recommended USA Feature Film Director: Hugo Fregonese Writers: Sydney Boehm, Francis Cockrell, Herbert Ravenal Sass Cinematographer: Lucien Ballard Composer: Roy Webb Cast: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone, …

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Pretty lousy posters … Marvin molesting … what? again? MFW: about the only thing I liked about Gun Fury was that is was filmed around Sedona, Arizona – one of my favorite places on the planet.  

Trailer: Lee is 5th on the Bill

Lee Marvin … Wandering Star.

Monte-Walsh Theme – Mama Cass / John Barry “Nobody gets to be a cowboy forever.” – Jack Palance Monte Walsh … a real maverick MFW: Monte Walsh seemed to get decent promotion – lots of excellent posters –  and boasts a stellar cast … yet somehow seemed to slip under the fence. But I believe …

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Lee Marvin … Wandering Star  Bad Guys of Western Film … cont’d … “I’ve had the simple pleasure of being present when the sun was shining and the rain was falling. I’ve had mine, and nobody can take it away from me.”

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