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The Tall T (1957) Part One

A Film of Two Halves

As a child I liked Randolph Scott and I liked all of the Ranown cycle of westerns. They were regularly shown on British television and they pleased me in the same way that The Virginian pleased me. 1,427 more words

Western Approaches

Susannah of the Mounties (1939)

This post was prompted by the “O Canada” Blogathon, hosted by your film friends at Speakeasy and Silver Screenings. Be sure to check out the all the other posts for your weekly fill of glorious… 3,442 more words

Ride the High Country: a battle of generations and moralities

Both a nostalgic homage and a bold renewal of the genre, Sam Peckinpah’s Ride the High Country (1962) was able to capture the essence of the American Westerns while questioning the place of its quintessential characters in an evolving and modernized society. 719 more words


She (1935)

I can see how H. Rider Haggard’s novel She might be difficult to adapt to film; the book is half description of scenery and ruined civilizations and half conversation with the mysterious  849 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Sergei Eisenstein, director (1898-1948)

Franklin Pangborn, actor (1889-1958)
Raymond Griffith, comedian (1895-1957)
Randolph Scott, actor (1898-1987)
David Hand, animator & animation filmmaker (1900-1986)
Dan Duryea, actor (1907-1968) 36 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Gold For the Caesars (1963)

Here’s a slightly above average effort from the Peplum frenzy that stormed Italy until Leone sent the genre packing by solidifying the next craze with the release of A Fistful O Dollars. 547 more words

Daily Take

50s Westerns Blu-ray News #203: Canadian Pacific (1949) And The Cariboo Trail (1950).

Directed by Edwin L. Marin
Starring Randolph Scott, George “Gabby” Hayes, Bill Williams, Victor Jory, Karin Booth, Douglas Kennedy, Jim Davis, Dale Robertson, James Griffith… 110 more words

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