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Monsters and Matinees: Film Masters has a Clear Vision for Restoring the Classics

Film Masters has a Clear Vision for Restoring the Classics Classic film fans know what it’s like to sit through a movie that’s all scratched up or crackles and pops; that’s too hard to see and too difficult to hear. … 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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Noir Nook: Canada Noir

Noir Nook: Canada Noir Canada Day – formerly known as Dominion Day and sometimes referred to as “Canada’s birthday” – is a federal holiday that commemorates the anniversary of Canadian Confederation. This took place on July 1, 1867, when the … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Rancho Notorious (1952)

Western RoundUp: Rancho Notorious (1952) Over the past few months I’ve written about catching up with a trio of Barbara Stanwyck‘s ’50s Westerns, most recently The Furies (1950), which I covered in my column in early January. This month I’ve caught up with … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Lone Pine Film Locations

Lone Pine Film Locations This month the Western RoundUp column will pay a return visit to Lone Pine, California, to look at some interesting Western movie locations. The present-day photos seen in this column were mostly taken when I was … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Final Resting Places, Leading Ladies

Western RoundUp: Final Resting Places, Leading Ladies In my last Western RoundUp column I shared photographs of the final resting places of a number of Western sidekicks and supporting Western players. That column was focused on male actors, and this time around … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Final Resting Places, Western Sidekicks & Supporting Actors

Final Resting Places, Western Sidekicks & Supporting Actors This month I’ll be sharing additional photos of the final resting places of several Western movie actors. My chief focus in this column is on some of the great Western sidekicks and … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Western Film Book Library – Part 6

Western RoundUp: Western Film Book Library – Part 6 It’s been over a year since my last “Western Film Book Library” post, and in the intervening time I’ve made several interesting additions to my library, so this seems like a … Continue reading

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Western RoundUp: Another Look at Western Movie Locations!

Western RoundUp: Another Look at Western Movie Locations! It’s time for another look at some Western movie locations! This year I’ve visited several interesting film-related places, starting with Bronson Canyon in Los Angeles’s Griffith Park. Bronson Canyon is home to … 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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