It’s showtime at Western Spirit!

True West magazine has joined forces this summer to screen 25 classic Westerns at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West. Films include, Rio Bravo, The SearchersTombstoneUnforgivenPale RiderHigh Noon and Shane, among many others. For the full listing and dates, go to

Plus, additional commentary on movies will be provided by our editor, Stuart Rosebrook, and our film editor, Henry Parke.

If you want to enjoy the very best Westerns ever filmed and be educated on how they came to being made—and most importantly—how much, if anything, on the screen really happened, come join us for a rip-roarin’ time.



Sunday, June 2nd | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)



Thursday, June 6th | Tombstone (1993)



Sunday, June 9th | The Searchers (1956)


Thursday, June 13th | Unforgiven (1992)


Sunday, June 16th | 3:10 to Yuma (1957)


Thursday, June 20th | The Magnificent Seven (1969)


Sunday, June 23rd | True Grit (1969)


Thursday, June 27th | Open Range (2003)


Sunday, June 30th | Once Upon a Time in the West (1969)


Sunday, July 7th | Spirit: A Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)


Thursday, July 11th | Red River (1948)


Sunday, July 14th | The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)


Thursday, July 18th | The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)


Sunday, July 21st | Balto (1995)


Thursday, July 25th | Rio Bravo (1959)


Sunday, July 28th | Pale Rider (1985)


Thursday, August 1st | Shane (1953)


Sunday, August 4th | Togo (2009)


Thursday, August 8th | The Wild Bunch (1969)


Sunday, August 11th | Stagecoach (1939)


Thursday, August 15th | El Dorado (1966)


Sunday, August 18th | Rango (2011)


Thursday, August 22nd | High Noon (1952)


Sunday, August 25th | A Fist Full of Dollars (1964)


Thursday, August 29th | The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Related Articles

  • Wild Bill versus Davis Tutt. It’s reputed to be the first (and one of the…

  • June 6, 1904 was a bloody day in Colorado.  A union assassin blew up a…

  • Chasing a stagecoach was mostly the stuff of Hollywood because it added more drama to…