Tag Archives: Audie Murphy

Western RoundUp: Review – The Cariboo Trail (1950)

Western RoundUp: Review – The Cariboo Trail (1950) It’s hard to believe, but this month’s column marks two years since the Western Roundup debuted here at Classic Movie Hub. My introductory post covered Five of My Favorite Westerns, and since then … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Seven Ways From Sundown (1960)

Western RoundUp: Seven Ways From Sundown (1960) This month we’ll be taking a “close-up” look at a single Western, the very entertaining Audie Murphy film Seven Ways From Sundown (1960). Murphy plays the awkwardly named Seven Ways From Sundown Jones, who reports … Continue reading

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Looking at the Stars: Audie Murphy

“Nobody likes for his life to be disrupted. But when the country calls, they need you.” – Audie Murphy By the age of 19, Audie Murphy had won two Silver Stars and the Distinguished Service Cross. He won the Medal of … Continue reading

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Texas honors Audie Murphy with Legislative Medal of Honor

  Audie Murphy awarded Texas Legislative Medal of Honor Governor Rick Perry will formally present the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor posthumously to Major Audie L. Murphy on October 29, 2PM in a public ceremony in Farmersville, Texas.  The award … Continue reading

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Honor, Duty, Country: Veterans of the Classic Hollywood Era

Honor, Duty, Country.  These famous words spoken by General Douglas MacArthur are mantra to which all the men and women in the armed forces live by. When the call of duty arises, they are the first to put country before … Continue reading

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