My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

king of the road / dean Dean Martin Westerns / Sergeants 3 /1962 In 1962 Dean Martin makes his 3rd Western: Sergeants 3. No Classic, but interesting for a few reasons. Firstly, it’s Produced by Frank Sinatra – and Directed (believe it or not) by the great Director John Sturges, Director of the Great Western Classics: The …

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“I never rode shotgun on a hearse before.” – Steve McQueen / The Magnificent Seven I could very easily understand it if Tom Cruise’s rumoured remake of The Magnificent Seven never hits the dusty trail. Though you can surely bet that they want to make this movie … and you can surely bet that Western Fans …

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In rebuilding my ‘Gunfight at the OK Corral‘ page I got to thinking about Lancaster’s portrayal of Wyatt Earp. In earlier films Lancaster had become famous for his trademark smile – which he is said to have referred to as “the grin” – most obvious in ‘Vera Cruz’ (one of My Favorite Westerns). Therefore his stoic and stern portrayal of …

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Hollywood rumour mills are churning out a story that Tom Cruise is spearheading a remake of the Magnificent Seven. It seems to be in “concept” stage only at present. In an age where we have a dearth of Western films, any such rumour is greeted with enthusiasm. The immediate question arises: WHO ? will be the …

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Continuing to add pages to Gunfight at the OK Corral profile … Thing is … I keep finding new stuff … and changing things.  So I’m editing and adding new material as a go along. Combined with my inexperience at Blogging, it’s taking quite a bit of work and I’m only able to add 2 or …

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