My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

Western Stunting 101: Elementary Western Stunt Horsemanship and Weapon Handling Cont … Stunt 2: Alright … your next Stunt is another location shot. It’s pretty simple – no riding or shooting involved. I just need you to climb out of the speeding stagecoach and get on it’s roof … nothin’ to it. What? You want a safety harness!!??? …

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Western Stunting 101  Read carefully: Stunting is dangerous. Injuries sustained by Yakima Canutt during his career: Rodeo (evidently a form of Stunting – or may lead to Stunting) While bulldogging in Idaho, Canutt’s mouth and upper lip were torn by a bull’s horn. After stitches, Canutt returned to the competition. It was not until a year …

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“For a director there are commercial rules that it is necessary to obey. In our profession, an artistic failure is nothing; a commercial failure is a sentence. The secret is to make films that please the public and also allow the director to reveal his personality.”  – John Ford  

Liberty Valance / Goodguys and Badguys …. Liberty Valance / Goodguys and Badguys … The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance – John Wayne The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance – Showdown The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance – Showdown The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance – Showdown

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) Trailer <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/bN0onE09-8c?feature=player_detailpage&#8221; frameborder=”0″> Reviews It’s often interesting to read reviews from when the time the film was originally released – and see how they bear up as to how the film is presently regarded. Several movies that are now regarded as Classics were savagely ripped …

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Thot I’d trot back and fill in a bit on some of My pages. John Ford’s classic My Darling Clementine has been undated. Not all content is new, but I hope to add some fresh materials as able. Quite a few of My pages need some work also. Such as, The Last of the Mohicans. Much to do …

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 The Lone Ranger Opening Theme  The Lone Ranger Theme Music / William Tell Overture  Normally I’m pretty excited when I hear there’s a new Western being made … But when I heard that the movie was a remake of The Lone Ranger with Johnny Depp playing Tonto … I had my reservations (if you’ll excuse the expression). But then …

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