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- The Big Trail is a 1930 film starring John Wayne in his first leading role and a lavish early widescreen movie shot on location across the American West.
- The Big Trail was a 1930 film starring John Wayne in his first leading role and was also the first widescreen movie, appearing decades before The Robe.
- The Big Trail was a box-office disappointment, a fact which some have attributed its expensive production methods.
- Geronimo is a legend and his name will never be forgotten.
- Geronimo is a truly enjoyable movie; Amazon was prompt with shipping and the DVD arrived in perfect condition.
- Destry Rides Again, also released that year, became Stewart's first western film, a genre for which he would become famous later in his career.
- Ditto for other recent Jimmy Stewart (equally no feature pan and scan) DVD releases of "The Far Country", "Destry Rides Again" and "Shenandoah".
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- James Stewart was active in philanthropic affairs over the years.
- James Stewart was an actor who never gave a bad performance, and this collection features some of his best.
- James Stewart was featured on the cover of "Life".
- True Grit is an adventure story told in a plain style - Mattie's style.
- True Grit is a switchable low gain or high gain overdrive device that delivers distortion to your exact proportion.
- True Grit is a western starring John Wayne as Rooster Cockburn a one-eyed drunken marshall helping a 14-year old girl track down her father's murderer.
- True Grit is a great way to take the Duke's movies with you wherever you go.
- True Grit is an exciting adventure story told in a plain style.
- Western films are period art.
- Western Films are the major defining genre of the American film industry, a eulogy to the early days of the expansive American frontier.
- Spaghetti Westerns are a loose sub-genre of Western film that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s, so named because most of them were produced by Italian studios.
- Spaghetti Westerns are named so because a great numer of them were made in Europe (especially Italy).
- Spaghetti Westerns are so named because most of them were made in Europe, especially Italy.
- Spaghetti Westerns were characterised by the presence of more action and violence than the Hollywood Westerns.
- Spaghetti Westerns were characterized by the presence of more action and violence than the Hollywood westerns.
- A Fistful of Dollars was at first intended by Leone to reinvent the western genre in Italy.
- A Fistful of Dollars is a frame-by-frame remake of Akira Kurosawa's samurai classic Yojimbo.
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- The Unforgiven is an American western film released in 1960 .
- The Unforgiven is a level 57 elite wraith in Stratholme.
- The Unforgiven is a reworking of The Searchers, using remarkably similar elements to tell another tragic story of frontier identities.
- UNFORGIVEN is a dark Western.
- Unforgiven is a 1992 Western film directed by Clint Eastwood with screenplay by David Webb Peoples.
- The Wild Bunch is a 1969 western film about an aging group of outlaws.
- The Wild Bunch is a 1969 western film in which an aging group of outlaws hope to have one more score while the West is turning into a modern society.
- The Wild Bunch is a wide-screen epic Western directed by Sam Peckinpah in something of career comeback.
- The Wild Bunch is an unforgettable, one of a kind, masterpiece.
- The Wild Bunch is simply what happens when killers go to Mexico.
- The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 western film.
- The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 Western film in which Mexican peasant villagers oppressed by bandits hire a group of seven gunfighters to defend them.
- The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 western film directed by John Sturges about a group of hired gunmen protecting a Mexican village from bandits.
- The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 western film directed by John Sturges about a group of hired gunmen tasked with protecting a Mexican village from bandits.
- The Magnificent Seven is a John Sturges western film of 1960, a remake of Shichinin no samurai, better known as Seven Samurai.
- Shane is a 1953 western film made by Paramount Pictures.
- Shane is a classic.
- Shane is a good guy.
- Shane is a memorable film with fine performances.
- Shane is a western starring Alan Ladd as Shane a mysterious gun fighter drawn into a bitter feud between homesteaders and cattlemen.
- Junior Bonner is a melodrama and contemporary western movie released in 1972, focusing on the relationships between two brothers and their father.
- Junior Bonner is a male melodrama and contemporary western movie released in 1972, focusing on the relationships between two brothers and their father.
- Junior Bonner is a male melodrama and contemporary western movie, focusing on the relationships between two brothers and their father.
- High Noon is a 1952 western film which tells the story of a town sheriff, who has just married a pacifist Quaker woman.
- High Noon is a 1952 film about a marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, who finds that his own town refuses to help him.
- High Noon is a 1952 western film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly.
- High Noon is a 1952 western film which tells the story of a town marshal who is forced to face a gang of killers by himself.
- High Noon is a classic.
- Hannie Caulder is a first rate Western, and the first of the female gunslinger films.
- Hannie Caulder is a Western that isn't horrible, but could have been much more than what it is.
- Hannie Caulder is a film that is very hard to classify.
- Hannie Caulder is a prime example of a country-fried grindhouse Western.
- Hannie Caulder is a surprisingly good western with a very good cast.
- A Fistful of Dynamite is a film which many feel suffers from comparisons to Leone 's best work.
- Alamo is a good movie that is a reasonably accurate account of this historical event.
- THE ALAMO is a historical drama that is historically dubious and dramatically uneven.
- THE ALAMO is one of my top 10 favorite movies of all time.
- THE ALAMO is one of our nation's greatest cinematic icons of "Film Americana" ever made.
- The Alamo is a 4.2 acre complex.
- Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music written by Irving Berlin and a book by Herbert Fields and his sister Dorothy Fields.
- Annie Get Your Gun is a stage musical loosely based on the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley.
- Annie Get Your Gun was first staged on Broadway at the Imperial Theater on May 16, 1946 and ran for 1,147 performances.
- The basic story is a Texas rancher meets and marries a woman while on a trip to Maryland and brings her back to Texas with him.
- The basic story is a gang of older outlaws on the run in Mexico agree to rob a US army train for the Mexican army.
- The basic story is a gunman is hired by a small town to help them fend off three outlaws.
- The basic story is a mountain man gets caught in a vendetta with the Crow after violating a burial ground.
- The basic story is a senator goes back to a small town for the funeral of a friend and is asked to explain why he is there.
- Bend of The River is a great film for all Western movie lovers.
- Bend of the River is a 1952 American western movie directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart in their second collaboration.
- Blazing Saddles is a family owned and operated company that has strong ties to tourism in Tropical North Queensland, Australia.
- Blazing Saddles is a film that takes us all back to a more innocent era.
- Blazing Saddles is a registered trademark.
- Blazing Saddles was Mel Brooks' first movie shot in anamorphic format.
- Blazing Saddles was among 25 films named to the National Film Registry by the Librarian of Congress in 2006.
- Blood on the Moon is an RKO black-and-white 1948 "psychological" western directed by Robert Wise with cinematography by Nicholas Musuraca.
- Mitchum was photographed again by Musuraca in the Robert Wise "psychological western" Blood on the Moon the following year.
- Bonanza: The Mission Feeling responsible for the massacre of a troop of soldiers, former Army scout Charlie Trent (Henry Hull) has become the town drunk.
- Bonanza: The Next Generation is a dreary western based upon the successful TV series; Bonanza.
- Bonanza: The Gamble While on a cattle drive, the Cartwright men make a stopover in the town of Alkali.
- Bonanza: The Vendetta Though seriously wounded during a bank robbery, Ben Cartwright manages to kill a member of the Morgan gang.
- Brokeback Mountain is a beautiful, thought-provoking movie.
- Brokeback Mountain is a must see.
- Brokeback Mountain is a rare film that can offer you a different experience each time you see it -- it's good the first time, but amazing the second.
- Brokeback Mountain is a rare work of art in which silence speaks louder than words.
- Brokeback Mountain is a romantic symbol of what we fail to attain.
- Broken Arrow is a western film released in 1950.
- Broken Arrow is the story of a land, of the people who lived on it in the year 1870, and of a man whose name was Cochise.
- Broken Arrow was the name of a western released in 1950.
- Bronson is the local town boss, and Maddox discovers that the men he is looking for work for him.
- Bronson is the only one left and he rides away to an uncertain and purposeless future.
- Bronson was a conundrum unto himself and perfect for the role.
- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 Western film which tells the story of two lighthearted outlaws who seem more inclined to trade quips than shots.
- Cat Ballou is a classic comedy western with unforgetable scenes and dialogue.
- Cat Ballou is a marvelous spoof of Westerns, a precursor to the likes of Blazing Saddles, Wild Wild West and other send-ups of the genre.
- Chisum is a 1970 western movie starring John Wayne and Forrest Tucker, and based on the real Lincoln County War in the 1870's.
- Chisum is an aging cattle baron with an eventful past and a paternalistic nature towards his fellow ranchers and the local community.
- Cimarron is a 1960 film directed by Anthony Mann and based on the Edna Ferber novel Cimarron.The 1950s brought renewed interest in Edna Ferber's works.
- Cimarron is the title of a novel published by popular historical fiction author Edna Ferber in 1929.
- Cisco Kid is a tough but charming bandit who always manages to stay one step ahead of the law.
- The Cisco Kid is a gay caballero whose flair for dramatic thievery and penchant for dangerous trysts keep him just one step ahead of Sgt.
- The Cisco Kid was well known to audiences from numerous films long before the television series.
- Clint Eastwood is a nameless drifter known simply "the Stranger" who happens to ride into the desolate town of Lagos.
- Clint Eastwood is a rancher who is strung up at high noon by a bunch of thugs from a nearby town.
- Clint Eastwood is one of the few who primarily starred in Westerns when he was younger.
- Clint Eastwood is the name used by the character Marty McFly in the movie Back to the Future Part III (1990), which parodies a Western.
- Clint Eastwood was not the first actor who was approached to play the main character.
- Costner was suffering badly from his appendix while making the movie, and Duvall began shooting with 6 broken ribs from a horse-riding accident.
- Costner was nominated for Best Actor for "Dances With Wolves," the year he won the Oscar as its best director.
- Dances With Wolves is an excellent film, but to my mind, Geronimo stands as a superior work.
- Dances with Wolves is a 1990 epic film which tells the story of a United States Lieutenant who travels to the American Frontier to find a military post.
- DEAD MAN is the story of a young man's journey, both physically and spiritually, into very unfamiliar terrain.
- Dead Man is a 1995 film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch.
- Dead Man is an existential and surreal western landmark that has Robert Mitchum in his last cinema appearance.
- Dodge City is a western movie starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland.
- Dodge City was the Bison capital until mass slaughter destroyed the huge herds and left the prairie littered with decaying carcasses.
- Dodge City was the buffalo capital until mass slaughter destroyed the huge herds and left the prairie littered with decaying carcasses.
- The Prague Philharmonic do Tiomkin proud, his rousing music from Duel in the Sun shinning with excitement.
- The score was a compendium of themes and songs from Tiomkin's great western scores: Red River, Duel in the Sun, Giant, Rawhide, High Noon, and The Alamo.
- The title "Lust in the Dust" is a reference to the film "Duel in the Sun," and you'll understand why if you watch the film.
- Elmer Bernstein is a name in music that continues to be synonymous with creativity, versatility and longevity.
- Elmer Bernstein was truely one of the best and this in my opinion is his best work.
- Firecreek is a 1968 western directed by Vincent McEveety and starring James Stewart and Henry Fonda in his second role as an antagonist that year.
- Firecreek: The story is a bit strange but the whole-lotta-talent on the screen makes up for it.
- It is the third film in the Dollars trilogy following A Fistful of Dollars ( 1964) and For a Few Dollars More ( 1965).
- Volonte would later return in For a Few Dollars more as the evil Indio.
- Pistilli was a veteran of many Spaghetti Westerns, usually playing a villain (as in Leone's For a Few Dollars More).
- The Gunfighter is a tightly scripted, intelligent western that really raised the bar in a lot of ways when it came to character development in the genre.
- The Gunfighter was a 1950 film starring Gregory Peck and directed by Henry King.
- Henry Fonda is the veteran who used to be a sheriff before he turned to bounty hunting.
- Henry Fonda was married five times.
- Henry Fonda was one of the greatest movie actors ever -- sometimes I think that he was THE greatest.
- High Plains Drifter - the ultimate prose poem.
- High Plains Drifter is a 1973 Revisionist Western film with a hint of supernatural horror directed by and starring Clint Eastwood.
- High Plains Drifter is a eclectic collective who's funk and world beat live performances are captivating audiences across Canada.
- High Plains Drifter is a nervously-humorous, self-conscious near satire on the prototype Clint Eastwood formula of the avenging mysterious stranger.
- High Plains Drifter is a worldbeat funk fusion band from Canada.
- Hombre is a 1967 western film starring Paul Newman.
- Hombre is based on a novel by suspense specialist Elmore Leonard.
- Jeremiah Johnson is a 1972 western film.
- Jeremiah Johnson is the most personal one of them all, I think.
* Jesse James
* Johnny Guitar
* John Ford
* John Wayne
* Little Big Man
* Lone Ranger
* Major Dundee
* Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
* My Darling Clementine
* Nevada Smith
* Once Upon A Time In The West
* Open Range
* Pale Rider
* Quigley Down Under
* Red River
* Red Western
* Ride In The Whirlwind
* Rio Lobo
* Sergio Leone
* Sky King
* Son of Paleface
* Spaghetti Western
* They Call Me Trinity
* The Big Country
* The Big Sky
* The Cheyenne Social Club
* The Far Country
* The Great Silence
* The Great Train Robbery
* The Hanging Tree
* The Long Riders
* The Man From Laramie
* The Missouri Breaks
* The Naked Spur
* The Outlaw Josey Wales
* The Ox-Bow Incident
* The Quick And The Dead
* The Tin Star
* Tom Horn
* Two Rode Together
* Western Genre
* Wyatt Earp
* Yul Brynner
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