Category Archives: Western

Jimmy Stewart Blogathon: The Naked Spur (Mann, 1953)

This post is part of the James Stewart Blogathon hosted by the Classic Film & TV Cafe. You can view the complete blogathon schedule here. Thanks so much for hosting! My home state of Colorado has played host to many … Continue reading

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Paramount Ranch

As many of you probably know, back in the classic Hollywood era, most films were filmed either on the studio lot or in the surrounding areas. Location shooting, which dominates today, was a lot more rare, although there are notable … Continue reading

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Visiting The Autry

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I’ve been wanting to go to the Autry Museum for a while now, and finally made it up there today. As a bonus, when I got there, it turned out that admission is free on the second Tuesday of the … Continue reading

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How the West Was Won (1962)

I’ve now been in Hollywood for about a month, and school finally began a week ago. It’s definitely been an adjustment coming from much calmer suburbia to the hustle and bustle of the city. Screenings, the thing I always imagined … Continue reading

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Gone Too Soon: Alan Ladd

This is my contribution to Comet Over Hollywood’s Gone Too Soon Blogathon. To be honest, the image that comes to my mind when Alan Ladd’s name is brought up is the soft-spoken sharpshooter in Shane. At the height of his … Continue reading

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