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A few lines from westerns

A week ago, I was sharing in a comment the movie line, “Badges, we don’t need no stinking badges.” This line appeared in two different western movies, “The Treasures of the Sierra Madre” and again in the western comedy “Blazing Saddles.” 393 more words


Guns of the Timberland (1960)

Give me a western with Alan Ladd and Gilbert Roland and I’m all set for a rip roaring showdown. Especially when I see screen baddie Lyle Bettger’s name in the cast list and a movie adaptation of a Louis L’amour novel. 650 more words

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August 1, 1953: Don't Take Your Guns to Town

In 1953, a new type of western hit the movie screens. Moviegoers were looking for something more complex than the head-em-off-at-the pass, white hat/black hat fare that Hopalong Cassidy and Roy Rogers had been dishing out through the forties. 222 more words

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Movie Review: Shane (1953)

Rating: B/ There are some people who come unexpectedly into your life and, for better or for worse, change it forever. This is the case  for Joey Starrett (Brandon De Wilde,) the young son of homesteaders Joey Sr. 745 more words

Alan Ladd - Master of Zen Menance

Confession time: I was never really into Alan Ladd. It’s not that I didn’t like him but I just never paid much attention to his movies. 292 more words


Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps. – Alan Ladd http://ift.tt/1UzBsLn

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Boy on a Dolphin

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Boy on a Dolphin


Jean Negulesco


  • Sophia Loren as¬†Phaedra
  • Alan Ladd as Dr. James Calder
  • Clifton Webb as Victor Parmalee…
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