Western

Along the Great Divide (1951)

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Along the Great Divide was directed by Raoul Walsh. Walsh directed many great action movies, including several of my favorite Errol Flynn movies. Marshal Merrick (Kirk Douglas) saves a murder suspect, Tim ‘Pop’ Keith(Walter Brennan) from a lynching by rancher Ned Roden (Morris Ankrum), whose son Ed was killed. Add Pop’s daughter (Virginia Mayo) to […]

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The Glory Guys (1965)

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The Glory Guys (1965)  screenplay was written by Sam Peckinpah and directed by Arnold Laven.  Laven spent more than 30 years as a director of episodic television, the main stay of his career.  He got his start during World War II in the U.S. Army’s First Motion Picture Unit. The movie is fictionalized Western based […]

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Al Jennings of Oklahoma (1951)

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Ray Nazarro directs  “Al Jennings of Oklahoma”.  Nazarro  cranked out lots of B-westerns for Columbia in the 40’s and 50’s, one year he directed 13 movies. Al Jennings(Dan Duryea) a lawyer leaves Kansas for the Oklahoma Territory after getting into a fight. In Oklahoma he kills his brother’s killer and then becomes a notorious leader […]

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A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950)

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Richard Sale was a writer that had a book made into a movie, he then switched to screenplays and directed about 10 films including “A Ticket to Tomahawk”. Stage coach owner wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk on time. Kit Dodge Jr. (Anne Baxter) is leading the group trying to get the […]

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