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South of St. Louis (1949)

By 1949 leading man Joel McCrea had pretty much settled into the western on a permanent basis. This time out he’s surrounded by a top notch cast in technicolor for Warner Brothers under Ray Enright’s direction. 745 more words

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Stars in My Crown (1950)

Directed by Jacques Tourneur
Written by Margaret Fitts

I spoke in my last review of a Joel McCrea film, Colorado Territory about my growing lack of excitement for McCrea as an actor, at the very least in the Western setting as that is what I have been focusing on so intently as of late. 716 more words

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Colorado Territory (1949)

Directed by Raoul Walsh
Written by John Twist & Edmund H. North

While there are some truly memorable, epic, and mainstream entries into the western genre, a lot of the charm of the genre comes in the package of the smaller, B-movie entries. 683 more words

Western

Fool's Gold: BARBARY COAST (United Artists 1935)

BARBARY COAST probably would’ve been better had it been made during the Pre-Code era. Don’t misunderstand; I liked the film. It’s an entertaining period piece directed by… 624 more words

Cracked Rear Viewer

Fool's Gold: BARBARY COAST (United Artists 1935)

BARBARY COAST probably would’ve been better had it been made during the Pre-Code era. Don’t misunderstand; I liked the film. It’s an entertaining period piece directed by… 624 more words

Cracked Rear Viewer

Four Faces West (1948)

Directed by Alfred E. Green
Written by C. Graham Baker and Teddi Sherman

The joy of this marathon, when I can keep up with it, is watching these movies back-to-back-to-back, etc. 857 more words

Western

Music merchandise in a jazz diner

DECORATING WITH MUSIC MERCHANDISE: BACK TO THE WALKMAN

Most aspects of the back to analog movement make sense to me. Vinyl albums both sonically and physically being more beautiful things. 370 more words

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