Western Books & Movies
Mescal Reborn

Mescal Reborn

The stores of Far Haven and the rebirth of an iconic film location are both tales of redemption. Beginning with the deadly nighttime ambush of a...

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Jeremiah Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson

Half a century later, it’s still the best mountain man movie ever made.   Long before there was a grid to live off of, there were mountain men,...

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Ulzana’s Raid

Ulzana’s Raid

Fifty years after its release, Robert Aldrich's Western stands out as a classic in an era when the genre is waning.       In 1972’s...

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War and Peace

War and Peace

Linda Wommack’s new history of Colorado’s Indian Wars, a collection of essays on the Silver State, a tale of a Cheyenne hero, a classic Western from...

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Barry Corbin

Barry Corbin

The veteran actor has defined the art of bringing bad news to good Westerns.   There are a certain very few actors whose presence lends the...

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True Grit

True Grit

Director Brian Downes has made it his life's work to build and fill the expanded John Wayne Birthplace Museum.   If you’ve visited the John...

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