Tag Archives: Stagecoach

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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Classic Movie Travels: Donald Meek

Classic Movie Travels: Donald Meek A beloved character actor, Thomas Donald Meek was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 14, 1878, to Matthew and Annie Meek. Meek was one of four children, with two older sisters named Annie and Maggie … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: Stagecoach (1939)

Silver Screen Standards: Stagecoach (1939) I took a short ride in a stagecoach once, at the Old Tucson Western theme park in Arizona, and it permanently altered my impression of films like Stagecoach (1939), where travelers make long journeys in … Continue reading

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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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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Thomas Mitchell

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Character Actor Thomas Mitchell, born July 11, 1892! Veteran Character Actor Thomas Mitchell has appeared in such a wonderful array of iconic films — and has portrayed such a diverse palette of characters — … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: John Ford

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, John Ford, born February 1st, 1894. One of the most powerful aspects of film is its ability to create a self-contained world void of the trappings of reality. A well-crafted film can transport … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness Giveaway: Citizen Kane (Today’s Entry Task)

Classic Movie Magnet Madness Continues! Entry Task for today… In order to win today’s Citizen Kane Classic Movie Magnet, be the FIRST person to TWEET the correct answer to the following question — (US and Canada entries only please, sorry) … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture # 3 — Gone with the Wind (1939)

3. Gone with the Wind (1939) Other Nominated Films: Dark Victory, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Love Affair, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Ninotchka, Of Mice and Men, Stagecoach, The Wizard of Oz, Wuthering Heights One movie won 10 Academy Awards, holding … Continue reading

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