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Western RoundUp: Hidden Gems, Vol. 2

Western RoundUp: Hidden Gems, Vol. 2 At the beginning of this year, I wrote a column on three Westerns I consider “Hidden Gems,” lesser-known yet very entertaining movies. Here’s a trio of three more Westerns I’ve really enjoyed which aren’t widely … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Lone Pine (Virtual) Film Festival

Western RoundUp: Lone Pine (Virtual) Film Festival Every October for the past half-dozen years I’ve spent Columbus Day weekend at the Lone Pine Film Festival in Lone Pine, California. In a Western RoundUp column last fall I shared a look at some … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Frontier Gambler (1956)

Western RoundUp: Frontier Gambler (1956) Last December I wrote about Noir-Tinged Westerns, frontier films such as Blood on the Moon (1948) and Pursued (1948) which have a distinctly dark film noir vibe. This month I’m taking a look at Frontier Gambler (1956), a film that actually … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Yvonne De Carlo

Western RoundUp: Yvonne De Carlo Canadian-born actress Yvonne De Carlo is remembered by many classic film fans as one of Hollywood’s most glamorous women. Born Margaret “Peggy” Yvonne Middleton in Vancouver in 1922, De Carlo began her film career in … Continue reading

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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: Western Film Book Library – Part 3

Western RoundUp: Western Film Book Library – Part 3 A silver lining to spending this spring at home has been time to watch more Westerns – and also more time to read about them! I previously shared recommendations of titles … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Streaming “B” Westerns at Home, Vol. 2

Western RoundUp: Streaming “B” Westerns at Home, Vol. 2 As everyone continues to wait out the ongoing epidemic at home this month, I’m returning with another round of streaming recommendations! This month we’ll take a look at some “B” Westerns … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Hidden Gems, Vol. 1

Western RoundUp: Hidden Gems, Vol. 1 One of the things I especially enjoy about Westerns is discovering lesser-known yet very entertaining movies. There are a great many such films out there for the finding, ranging from “darn good Westerns” — … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Travels: Nell O’Day

Classic Movie Travels: Nell O’Day – California While the Golden Age of Hollywood has stars that are iconic to this day, some are more underrated. After viewing the restoration of King of Jazz (1930), many up-and-coming performers–some of whom were already established … Continue reading

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Western Roundup: Five of my Favorite Westerns

Western Roundup: Five of my Favorite Westerns From John Ford and John Wayne to Tim Holt and Hopalong Cassidy, Randolph Scott and Joel McCrea to George O’Brien and Johnny Mack Brown, and all points in between, I love Westerns! I’m … Continue reading

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