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Return of the Frontiersman (1950)

At just seventy-four minutes, this Technicolor feature from Warner Brothers proves to be an easy western to squeeze in on most any night of your choosing. If you happen to […]

The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

Brainey Baxter, Oxford Charlie, Sam the Surgeon, Straight Flush Tony, Moose Moran and The Lemon Drop Kid. Names like these are music to my ears when watching a Damon Runyon […]

Return From the Sea (1954)

Let me ask you this. Are you a fan of westerns, gangster films and low budget fodder from the 1970’s? If the answer is yes then surely I don’t have […]

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. […]

The Fighting O’Flynn (1949)

This energetic Douglas Fairbanks Jr. swashbuckler is one which will easily make my list of most enjoyable new to me discoveries for the calendar year 2018. It’s an old fashioned […]

Destry (1954)

If Alfred Hitchcock can famously remake his own The Man Who Knew Too Much than what’s to prevent Raoul Walsh from redoing High Sierra as a western called Colorado Territory […]

The Crooked Way (1949)

This John Payne Noir effort could easily serve as an introduction to the genre for those unfamiliar with the flavor that us connoisseurs have come to expect from the shadowy […]

The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)

If you like westerns and John Wayne, then for my money it’s nearly impossible not to love this movie. As a matter of fact it might be the most enjoyable […]

The Silver Whip (1953)

Looks like a “B” picture. Sounds like a “B” picture. The cast list resembles a “B” picture. In reality I found this western tale from 20th Century Fox and director […]

Rogues’ Regiment (1948)

Dick Powell’s U.S. agent goes undercover in the French Foreign Legion tangling with Vincent Price and Stephen McNally to the beat of a Noir themed hunt for a Nazi war […]

City of Bad Men (1953)

I freely admit I tuned into this “B” western because I knew Richard Boone was in it. But the title refers to more than one bad man so how about […]

Flight to Tangier (1953)

Flight to Tangier was the first film in the career of Jack Palance to cast him in a role that wasn’t an outright villain. It’s the type of role usually […]

Deadline U.S.A. (1952)

Take a whole lot of Humphrey Bogart, add a hard nosed script by Richard Brooks and sprinkle a little class with Ethel Barrymore and you get a must see tale […]

Fighting Mad (1976)

When watching a movie from the Roger Corman stable of productions there should be a certain expectation level going in which includes some violence and nudity for the drive in crowd. For […]

Nevada Smith (1966)

In 1964 Alan Ladd played the character of Nevada Smith in the The Carpetbaggers starring George Peppard. This film takes the character and gives us a prequel with Steve McQueen […]

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