5 Card Stud, from 1968, stars Dean Martin as a professional gambler in the 1880s West. He’s part of a card game. A guy cheats. The other gamblers, outside of Martin, decide to lynch the cheat. T
Went back to the Budd Boetticher/Randolph Scott trough last night to check out 1959’s Ride Lonesome. May watch another of their collaborations tonight. What better way to spend an evening? One o
This is the grave of Harry Carey, Sr. Born in 1878 in The Bronx, Carey grew up in an elite family. His father was a highly respected lawyer who eventually served on the New York Supreme Court. Carey w
Since we published the westerns podcast earlier today, let’s close out the day with one of the films I discussed in it. This is the astounding 1916 western Hell’s Hinges with William S. Ha
Anyone who can write awesome scenes like this needs to be remembered upon his death.
In 1971, the film Zachariah was released. I had never heard of it until last night, but it seems to be a weirdo western starring Don Johnson, Dick Van Patten, Country Joe and the Fish, Joe Walsh, Patr
In the comments to yesterday’s post on German Civil War reenactors, people mentioned Germans’ love of westerns. This reminded of the remarkable box set released by First Run Features a few