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DVD Review: One-Eyed Jacks

 After languishing in unwatchable 99-cent copies, 1961’s One-Eyed Jacks (Criterion Collection; $29.95), the last Vista V…

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“Duck You, Sucker!”

1971’s Duck, You Sucker! was the last Western directed by Sergio Leone. He almost didn’t helm it. Initially, Sam Peckinp…

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“Granite Face of Destiny”

Clint Eastwood was not the first choice to play “The Man With No Name” in the Sergio Leone Spaghetti Westerns.  The dire…

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Chief Dan George

Chief Dan George is perhaps best known for playing Old Lodge Skins in the 1970 Western Little Big Man.  He was not the f…

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DeForest Kelley

Believe it or not, DeForest Kelley almost had one more shot—he did four–at appearing in a Tombstone-related movie …

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Roy Barcroft

Roy Barcroft was one of those Western actors you’d recognize immediately—but never knew his name. The Nebraska native an…

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Hoot Gibson

How did Hoot Gibson, the legendary cowboy-actor get his nick-name? First off, his real name was Edmund Richard Gibson. H…

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