Category Archives: Western

Randy Rides Alone (1934)

Back in the day Hollywood made a virtual ton of westerns. It took a while to sort out the good ones. This is one of them. Randy Bowers (John Wayne) is an express agent headed for Ed Roger’s Half Way … Continue reading

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Texas Cyclone (1932)

A chance to see an early John Wayne and Tim McCoy with what has to be the dumbest looking hat in all westerns. His horse Pal even has a snicker ready to go. In this one Tim plays a man … Continue reading

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Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966)

No one is more surprised than me that I actually liked this. It’s not nearly as bad as the title suggests. John Lupton plays it straight as Jesse. Narda Onyx is campy as Maria Frankenstein. One of my favorites actors, … Continue reading

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Viva Cisco Kid (1940)

Really bad as Cesar Romero is over the top annoying with an exagarated accent and attempts at light hearted comedy that doesn’t work for a second. He made six Cisco Kid movies. Chris-Pin Martin is his obese sidekick Gordito who … Continue reading

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Gunsmoke (1955-75)

Legendary western starring James Arness as Marshall Matt Dillion. Memorable actors along the way include Amanda Blake as Long Branch Saloon owner Miss Kitty and Matt’s girlfriend, Dennis Weaver as the limping sidekick Chester Goode, Ken Curtis as Festus Haggen, … Continue reading

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God Forgives…I Don’t! (Blood River) (1967)

Another one of my favorite spaghetti westerns. A few comedic touches but nothing like Terence Hill’s soon to come Trinity series. In this one Hill is paired up with frequent co-star Bud Spencer as they go after a hundred thousand … Continue reading

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Beyond The Law (1968)

Another good spaghetti western with Lee Van Cleef. Three saddle tramps that live on robbery have their eyes on a hundred thousand dollars worth of silver. This is a good mix of comedy and action. The big surprise is Lionel … Continue reading

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