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Marlin – Sharp and Speedy

Marlins are often mistaken for swordfish and, even though both species are billfish, there are several differences in their appearance. Both have long spear-like bills, but marlins have more elongated bodies and smaller pectoral fins than swordfish. 414 more words

Steven Becker

(Ch. 11) The Western A-Z

In most Western films you may find several of the following characters, situations, storylines or themes. I’ve also included some interesting trivia related to the Wild West. 531 more words

John Wayne Filmography cont. Born to the West / Hell Town / Part 2 / Zane Grey

– jeff bridges 

Pearl Zane Grey
(1872 – 1939)

Zane Grey Trivia: (Wikipedia)
  • Grey’s novels and short stories have been adapted into 112 films, two television episodes, and a television series, …
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John Wayne

The Legend of Betty Zane (1766? – 1831?)

The Legend of Betty Zane (1766? – 1831?)

by C.K. Thomas

Author Zane Grey, a descendant of West Virginia frontier woman Betty Zane, wrote a novel about her in 1903.* 373 more words

Phoenix Publishing & Book Promotion

Pre-50s Westerns DVD News #223: Knights Of The Range (1940).

Directed by Lesley Selander
Starring Russell Hayden, Victor Jory, Jean Parker

1940 is typically outside the rough confines of this blog (have you noticed how “squishy” the Fifties thing has become lately?), but being that it’s from one of our collective favorites, Lesley Selander, I figured it was worth pointing out. 30 more words

DVD Reviews, Releases, TV, Etc.

Betty Zane, Heroine of #Wheeling, West Virginia

A True Story of a #West Virginia Heroine

During the #American Revolution, Wheeling, West Virginia, was a small garrison on the edge of the frontier.  It was called Fort Henry, named after Gov. 493 more words

The #American Revolution