Category Archives: Posts by Laura Grieve

Western RoundUp: Final Resting Places, More Western Filmmakers

Final Resting Places: More Western Filmmakers This month we’ll be taking another of our unique tours through Western film history, paying tribute to a variety of actors as we visit their final resting places. We begin with longtime “B” Western … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Joe Kidd

Western RoundUp: Joe Kidd It may be hard to believe, given my love for Westerns, but up to this point the only Clint Eastwood Western I’d seen was his early film Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958), which I reviewed here close to two years … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Lone Pine Locations 2024

Lone Pine Locations It’s hard to believe, but it’s been a full year since this column last spent time looking at Western locations outside Lone Pine, California. As many readers will be aware, hundreds of Westerns were filmed in the Alabama Hills … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) This month it’s back to Tombstone with a look at Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957). Gunfight at the O.K. Corral was a first-time watch for me, part of my ongoing series of reviews of Wyatt Earp … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Final Resting Places, A Tribute to Western Filmmakers

Final Resting Places, A Tribute to Western Filmmakers This month we’ll be again paying tribute to Western filmmakers as we visit their Southern California gravesites. We’ll begin by honoring several Western directors. The prolific George Sherman began his career in … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Showdown (1963)

Western RoundUp: Showdown (1963) Showdown (1963) is part of the new Audie Murphy Collection III from Kino Lorber Studio Classics. I shared news of this summer’s Murphy Blu-ray releases here in July, and a few weeks ago I followed up with a … Continue reading

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Western Roundup: The Lone Hand at McCrea Ranch

The Lone Hand (1953) at McCrea Ranch A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend a wonderful event at McCrea Ranch. The ranch, located in Thousand Oaks, California, was the longtime home of Joel McCrea and his wife … Continue reading

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Western Roundup: Destry (1954)

Western Roundup: Destry (1954) Destry Rides Again is a classic Western novel by Max Brand. It was filmed by Universal Pictures multiple times, including a 1932 version starring Tom Mix and the best-known version, a 1939 release with James Stewart … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: News RoundUp

Western RoundUp: News RoundUp As we enter year six of my Western RoundUp column here at Classic Movie Hub, I’m going to do something a little different this month! In this column I’ll be sharing a few different pieces of … Continue reading

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Western Round Up: “B” Movie Sampler – Vol.2

Western Round Up: “B” Movie Sampler – Vol.2 Last summer I shared a series of short reviews of “B” Westerns I watched while traveling. I went on another road trip earlier this month and again watched several short Westerns in the … Continue reading

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