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A bit of background to my love of the western


My very first memory of cowboy films is Broken Lance with Spencer Tracy which my father took me to see at the Regent cinema in Brisbane some time during 1954. 4,477 more words


Media Mention: "Tête-à-tête of Fred & Ginger" (Part Two), Screen Guide, October 1942

Remember our last Media Mention post about the encounter between our girl and Fred Astaire that happened in 1942? Well, here’s another look at a few more pictures from that night, submitted by one of our lovely readers, Vivian (who also has a lovely blog in which she wrote about Ginger called… 103 more words

Ginger Rogers

Comanche Station (1960)

Comanche Station opens with a man who willfully goes into Comanche territory. We don’t quite know why at first, but through haggling and bartering he’s able to save a captured white woman. 219 more words


The Tall T (1957)

The Tall T is a little different riff on the Budd Boetticher western, because it follows a former ranch hand named Pat Brennan who makes a stop at a local stagecoach way station to pay a visit to some locals before riding into the nearby town. 260 more words


Blu-ray Review: Abilene Town (1946).

Directed by Edwin L. Marin
Produced by Jules Levey
Screen play by Harold Shumate
From the novel “Trail Town” by Ernest Haycox
Director Of Photography: Archie J. 525 more words

DVD Reviews, Releases, TV, Etc.

Seven Men From Now (1956)

Along with Detour, Budd Boetticher’s Seven men from Now is undoubtedly one of the greatest B-Films I have seen to date. It rejuvenated the career of Randolph Scott who plays gruff sheriff Ben Stride. 525 more words

Long Review

TCM Alert: Warren Oates.

Turner Classic Movies is dedicating Monday, August 24 to the great Warren Oates. Beginning with Yellowstone Kelly (1959), they’re running 13 of his films, including… 65 more words