My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

elvis “I have had a very long and brilliant life, and I am very very grateful.” – Esther Ralston Esther Ralston was a good friend Randolph Scott who persuaded Paramount to hire her as his co-star in a To the Last Man. I think this was an act of kindness on Scott’s part to help …

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joe cocker Dear  Esther …  I couldn’t help but notice some startling parallels between certain negative experiences you had and current events of today/2017. I point to your troubles with gay Director Dorothy Arzner and movie mogul Louis B. Mayer (Metro/Goldwyn/Mayer/MGM) which directly mirror current controversy’s. From Why Do All My Husbands Want to Kill Me? Part II Copyright …

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A Kiss to Build a Dream On / Jill Barber To the Last Man / 1933 I’ve been stuck for over a month. This time on Esther Ralston. My problem is the incredible number of awesome images of her. Many of which needed some editing. Finally I’ve got something to put up.  Esther has over …

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the circle / byrds  To the Last Man / 1933 Now … where was I? Oh yeah, To the Last Man Casting. I’ll get back to Shirley in a minute because she’s worthy of a lot more space. Meanwhile: Our Hero, 35 year-old Randolph was a pretty terrible Actor in 1933 – very wooden. But became …

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