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Virginia Mayo Goes West Part 2

Next up are a pair of westerns that saw Virginia reteam with two well known leading men of the era with whom she had starred with in earlier outdoor adventures. […]

How Do You Spell Holiday?

For the next week or so I’m spelling it beginning with an R for road trip as I head to the province of Nova Scotia to visit family. Yes Mike’s […]

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 […]

Dead End (1937)

Some films from yesteryear just seem to play better to today’s modern audiences and I would number Dead End among them thanks to the strong direction of William Wyler and the […]

Buffalo Bill (1944)

William A. Wellman directs and Joel McCrea takes the title role in this entertaining Hollywood version of the true story of Buffalo Bill Cody. True? I have absolutely no idea […]

The Badlanders (1958)

This article on The Badlanders was published in The Dark Pages celebration on the film The Asphalt Jungle. Read on to find out……. In 1941 Humphrey Bogart starred as gangster […]

Four Faces West (1948)

Taken from a Saturday Evening Post story by Eugene Manlove Rhodes, this western feature presents Joel McCrea in another likable role though this time he’s an outlaw on the run […]

The Great McGinty (1940)

Mention the name Brian Donlevy to me and I instinctively think of the back stabbing second lead he often excelled at. The type of guy who was sure to fire a […]

Stranger On Horseback (1955)

Surprisingly short western at 65 minutes for a Joel McCrea oater from director Jacques Tourneur. While no where near the best from either of these two it does offer a […]

Bride By Mistake (1944)

From RKO studios comes along this light bit of fluff starring the very attractive Laraine Day. Not exactly a classic screwball comedy but diverting enough for 81 minutes of your […]

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