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The Scalphunters (1968) - Fun Western

Burt Lancaster teams up with Ossie Davis, Telly Savalas and Shelley Winters in this comedic Western directed by Sydney Pollack.

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Poignant Pool

To swim home from pool to pool down the valley of wealthy houses. He is the Swimmer, just a wet guy in dark blue shorts, friend to all, or so it seems. 64 more words


Vera Cruz (1954) - Super Western

As part of finding the Grandeur-worthy Westerns for Movie Rob‘s Genre Grandeur series (head on over to his page if you want to join), I’ve pulled out a whole pile of DVDs from my collection, hoping I’ll get through a fair number of them. 418 more words


The One That Got Away

I completely forgot to write about “American Honey” which I liked a lot, even though it was not as accomplished of a film as “Manchester by the Sea”. 241 more words

A Night With Two Screen Legends!

My inspiration for this blog is the iconic actor Kirk Douglas who on December 9, 2016 turned 100 years old! As a teenager, my father took me to a theater production at the Marines Memorial Theatre in San Francisco starring two legendary screen actors, Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster. 498 more words

Ulzana's Raid

It’s not a gunfighter, a cowboy, a sheriff or even the homesteader, but the group itself is one of the most iconic, memorable aspects of the western genre. 765 more words

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

American history in the wild west has a handful of instantly recognizable, oft-told stories that the film industry has visited time and time again. Just some include Custer’s Last Stand, Billy the Kid, Jesse James, the Alamo, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and maybe most famous, … 742 more words