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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 […]

Way of a Gaucho (1952)

There is no denying the fact that Gene Tierney looks stunning in technicolor. She’s just that in this Jacques Tourneur film under the 20th Century Fox banner that sees the […]

Nob Hill (1945)

This Henry Hathaway directed effort for 20th Century Fox threw me a curveball that proved to be a welcome one at that. Released on DVD though the Fox made on […]

Prime Cut (1972)

Lee Marvin as a mob enforcer is really all one needs to know when sitting in on this violent gangland tale but wait, you get Gene Hackman thrown in the […]

The Big Caper (1957)

I don’t mix pleasure with business.” Not always riding the range, Rory Calhoun stars here as a not so hardened criminal in the employ of father figure, James Gregory. Gregory […]

Cattle King (1963)

It’s a western tale of three Roberts in this Tay Garnett directed programmer under the MGM banner. First up is one of the studio’s greatest stars from the 30’s thru […]

The Mississippi Gambler (1953)

No longer under the 20th Century Fox banner, Tyrone Power found himself working for the folks over at Universal International who had a steady stream of westerns under production with […]

Hell Bent For Leather (1960)

Veteran western director George Sherman who worked with most every cowboy star from the Duke to Rory Calhoun, from Don “Red” Barry programmers to Fess Parker television adventures  saddled up […]

The Red House (1947)

Being a long time fan of Edward G. Robinson, this film has eluded me till now and that’s mainly because it had fallen into public domain and knowing that, I […]

The Long Shadow of JAWS in Movie Posters

When Steven Spielberg unleashed the terror of Peter Benchley’s novel upon innocent movie goers in the summer of 1975, it opened up a whole sub genre in horror of animals […]

Man With the Gun (1955)

Considering this western casts “A” list” star, Robert Mitchum in the title role, it has the feel of a low budget entry worthy of a Rory Calhoun or an Audie Murphy. Then […]

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 […]

Dawn at Socorro (1954)

Though this Universal International western quickie may not be overly memorable it has one outstanding exchange between an extra portraying a railroad station master and Rory Calhoun. When word is […]

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