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Rockwell Paints for Stagecoach

In 1966, legendary American artist Norman Rockwell was hired for a special job—painting a series of portraits for a rema…

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“Big Boy” Guinn Williams

Actor Guinn Williams carried the nickname of “Big Boy” due to his 6’2” frame.  The native Texan and experienced cowboy g…

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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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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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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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Scene Stealer Elam

Jack Elam was one of the great character actors, often playing grizzled pioneers or gunmen in a wide variety of Westerns…

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