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Western Films in Arizona

Theaters were a popular form of entertainment in early Arizona and the first moving pictures came to the towns in the 18…

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Clay O’Brien Cooper

John Wayne thought Clay O’Brien Cooper was too small to play one of The Cowboys—until the pint-sized nine-year-old lasso…

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Stuart Lake

Stuart Lake is best known for writing Wyatt Earp: Frontier Marshal, the first biography (not exactly accurate) of Earp. …

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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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