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Western films, from silent to today

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1958)

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Kenneth Moore is Jonathan Tibbs, a young Englishman expected to save the family gun manufacturing business from fiscal ruin. So he heads...

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Kentucky Rifle (1956)

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A wagon train headed West is plagued by one wagon that keeps breaking down — the wagon that carries 100 of Jason Clay’s...

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Man with the Gun (1955)

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Robert Mitchum is Clint Tollinger, a professional town tamer. He seeks out wild Western towns where the residents want law and order, but...

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The Return of Frank James (1940)

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Henry Fonda is Frank James, trying to live a quiet life as a farmer in the Ozarks under the name of Ben Woodson. Then comes news of his...

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Jesse James (1939)

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Tyrone Power plays Jesse James; Henry Fonda is Frank James. They’re youngsters who take up a life of crime after a crooked railroad...

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Thunder Over the Plains (1953)

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The setting: Texas, just after the Civil War. The land is under martial law and the carpetbaggers — H.L. Balfour and Joseph Standish...

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The Oregon Trail (1959)

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Fred MacMurray is Neal Harris, a newspaperman sent to Oregon by the editor of the New York Herald to find out if the government is secretly...

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The Return of Jesse James (1950)

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John Ireland is Johnny Callum, a would-be outlaw who just happens to resemble the late Jesse James. So Hank Younger (Henry Hull) has an...

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The Proud Rebel (1958)

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Alan Ladd is John Chandler, a former Southern soldier roaming the countryside looking for a doctor who can cure his son David, who went...

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The Buckskin Lady (1957)

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Patricia Medina is Angela Medley, daughter of the often-drunk “Doc” Medley and sometimes lover of a gunman named Slinger...

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