Best Western Movies of the 1960s Part 2

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Part 2 of The Best Western Movies of The 1960’s From my Childhood Catch up with the first part of my Best Western Movies of the 1960s including the introduction and the first five – not in any particular order although my last pick here is my favourite by a clear margin. Nevada Smith (1966) … Read more

Best Western Movies of the 1960s

My Best Western Movies of the 1960’s The 1960s ushered in the beginning of the death knell for the Hollywood Western Movie. You had to blame TV really. In the UK we only had two channels in 1960 but both were awash with the likes of Wagon Train, Bronco, Cheyenne, Sugarfoot, Rawhide, Bonanza, The Lone … Read more

The Best Western Movies Of The 1950s Part 2

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The Best Western Movies Of The 1950s Part 2 Here are 5 more of my favourite cowboy western movies from the 1950s. Part 1 can be found here. The Last Wagon (1956) Handsomely filmed in Cinemascope, this is another Delmer Daves Western, starring Richard Widmark in the lead role as Comanche Todd, a white man … Read more

Top 20 John Wayne Movie Quotes

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I’m sure we’ve all got our own favourite lines from John Wayne movies, and hopefully, I’ve included a few of them in this list of 20 John Wayne’s movie quotes. For an appreciation of John Wayne quotes this time not from the movies but said in his own words about actors, directors etc. there is … Read more

The Movies John Wayne Died In & How – The Ultimate List

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The general perception would appear to be that there are approximately 11 movies in which the character that John Wayne plays dies or is deceased… …when we first researched and came out with this figure it was already incorrect as we had forgot to factor in “Hangman’s House”.  So then there was 12… …but wait, … Read more

John Wayne Movies – Republic 1939 – The Final Roundup

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As I’m reviewing all of the films John Wayne starred in from Stagecoach all the way through to The Shootist, for the sake of completeness it’s only right that I include the four oaters he made for Republic after the release of Stagecoach in 1939. I’ve also included A Man Betrayed, a JW film that … Read more

My Ultimate Top 10 Best John Wayne Movies List

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What’s your favourite 10 John Wayne Movies? Not just westerns or war movies but your best Duke films ever. It all started with my 10 Best John Wayne Westerns From My Childhood now a distant memory. Well after reviewing approximately 85 John Wayne movies for this website I thought I would have a go at … Read more

James Stewart & Anthony Mann – The Westerns PII

In the 1950s James Stewart appeared in a series of films directed by Anthony Mann and five of them were westerns. This is part 2 of a look at this collaboration. You can find Part 1 here. The Naked Spur (1953) When you hear the theme music to films such as Shane, The Big Country and The … Read more

John Wayne Movie Punch Ups – And The Winner Is…

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Considering the number of movie fistfights John Wayne has indulged in over the years I thought I’d revisit some of them to see how our boy fared mano a mano, as they say down Mexico way. This list is fairly arbitrary – not all of the films mentioned here are Westerns – so apologies if I … Read more