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Are You for Beer?

A Westerns staple is the saloon, where men went to meet, gamble, and drink.  For the most part, the movie booze was fake…

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Last of the B Westerns

Many of the early day silver screen cowboys had been real working cowboys earning $30 a month and found on western ranch…

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True West–Inspired

Sam Shepard’s 1980 play True West is one of his best known efforts.  It examines the relationship of two brothers—previo…

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Two Tom Horns in Film

William Goldman may be best known to Western fans as the writer of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.  Ten years later,…

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Ride the High Country

Ride the High Country is considered a classic.  The 1962 film—directed by Sam Peckinpah—starred Joel McRea as a washed u…

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