Category Archives: Western RoundUp

Western RoundUp: “B” Movie Sampler

Western RoundUp: “B” Movie Sampler I’ve written here on multiple occasions about my love for “B” Westerns. While I love these films at all times, over the years I’ve found that they’re the perfect thing to watch on road trips … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Forty Guns (1957)

Western RoundUp: Forty Guns (1957) In last month’s column I took a look at Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958), which I described as a “rather middling movie” which I nonetheless enjoyed. This time around I’ll discuss a film at the other end of the … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958)

Western RoundUp: Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958) A frequently seen theme in the Western film genre is a disparate band of travelers banding together against a common foe, most often Indians. One of the most famous Westerns featuring this theme … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Iverson Movie Ranch

Western RoundUp: Iverson Movie Ranch Visiting Western movie locations is one of my favorite things to do! Seeing these sites in person always provides interesting insight into filmmaking in general and Westerns in particular. In past columns I’ve taken readers … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Final Resting Places

Western RoundUp: Final Resting Places A few years ago I shared photographs of the final resting places of several Western stars who served in our armed forces. Over the last few years I’ve been honored to pay my respects at the gravesites … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Hell Bent for Leather (1960)

Western RoundUp: Hell Bent for Leather (1960) It’s been just about two years since I wrote here about Audie Murphy in Seven Ways From Sundown (1960), an entertaining Western which costarred Barry Sullivan. It’s also been a year since my husband Doug and I … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Hidden Gems, Vol. 4

Western RoundUp: Hidden Gems, Vol. 4 This month I’ll be sharing another round of what I like to call “Hidden Gems,” Westerns which are lesser-known yet entertaining films worth seeking out. Below are brief sketches of a trio of worthwhile … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Cattle Drive (1951)

Western RoundUp: Cattle Drive (1951) Some of the earliest Westerns I watched and loved as a child were Joel McCrea films for Universal Pictures.  In fact, I credit those films with helping to develop my love of classic films in … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Lone Pine Film Locations

Western RoundUp: Lone Pine Film Locations In past Western RoundUp columns, I’ve written on multiple occasions about Westerns filmed in Lone Pine, California. Countless Westerns were filmed in Lone Pine’s Alabama Hills and other nearby areas. Past columns include a … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Preview – 2021 Lone Pine Film Festival

Western RoundUp: Preview – 2021 Lone Pine Film Festival After a challenging year and a half, it’s wonderful to see some beloved aspects of “normalcy” returning here in the United States. One such example is the Lone Pine Film Festival, which … Continue reading

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