DVD Reviews

Buffalo Bill And The Indians

Buffalo-Bill-and-the-Indians-by-Robert-AltmanRobert Altman’s “anti-Western” is a beautifully made, but overly cynical look at the legendary William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody. A time capsule, this 1976 film reflects more on the era of Watergate than the Old West.

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CRITERION AND MR. FORD

DVD-review -CRITERION-AND-MR-FORD “I knew Wyatt Earp...I was an assistant prop boy then...and he told me about the fight at the O.K. Corral.”

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Drum Beat

Drum-BeatThe Warner Archive release of Delmer Daves’s 1954 Drum Beat is cause for celebration.

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The Touch Of Roy and Dale, Vol. Ii

The touch-of-Roy-and-Dale-RogersLike Volume I, The Touch of Roy and Dale is a collection of letters, photographs and anecdotes from people whose lives were touched by Roy Rogers and Dale Evans.

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THE MONOGRAM COWBOY COLLECTION, VOLUME 5

monogram-cowboy-collection.jpg(Warner Archive, $40.99) This collection of seven Johnny Mack Brown “Nevada Jack McKenzie” adventures, plus a bonus pair, demonstrates why Brown, with his rich voice and relaxed manner, was very much a movie star. Even when one of these quickies falters, Brown and sidekick Raymond Hatton never do.

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True Westerners

Dan Piraro

Dan Piraro

Art was my first and most consistent love. I realized that because I was an incu...

Death in the Mississippi

Death in the Mississippi

The end of wars does not always mean the end of death and destruction. The Sultan...

Cement Cowboy Nearly Dies

Cement Cowboy Nearly Dies

On the Ashes of My Campfire, This City is Built.”

That inscription has graced a 2,...

True West Site Guide

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True West captures the spirit of the American West with authenticity, personality and humor by linking our history to our present. Whether you call it the Wild West, the Old West or the Far West, America's frontier history comes to life in True West, the world's oldest, continuously published Western Americana magazine.

Western movie fans, re-enactors, history buffs and road warriors, we got your history covered: outlaw, cowboy, Indian, lawman, gunfighter, fur trapper, miner, prospector, gambler, soldier, entertainer and pioneer. Check out these True Westerners now!
 

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The Illustrated Life and Times of Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp

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