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Western films, from silent to today

The Tall Stranger (1957)

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Joel McCrea is Ned Bannon, the tall stranger. When he happens upon some cattle being rustled, he’s dry-gulched and left for dead....

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Stars in My Crown (1950)

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Joel McCrea plays Josiah Doziah Gray, a new minister who settles in the small southern town of Walsburg and makes it his home, marrying a...

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Stranger on Horseback (1955)

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Joel McCrea plays Circuit Judge Rick Thorne, a man intent on bringing law and justice to Western communities run by the gun. He finds just...

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Saddle Tramp (1950)

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Joel McCrea is Chuck Conner, the saddle tramp of the title, a man bound for California, determined to live a life free of responsibility....

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Gunfight at Dodge City (1959)

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Having worn out his welcome in Hayes City, Bat Masterson (Joel McCrea) heads to Dodge City, where his brother Ed is already marshal and...

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Gunsight Ridge (1957)

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Joel McCrea is Mke Ryan, an undercover agent heading to the town of Bancroft when the stage he is riding is held up. The fact that he...

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The Great Man’s Lady (1942)

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Barbara Stanwyck is Hannah Sempler, a lovely young woman living in Philadelphia in 1848 and engaged to be married to a much older...

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Ramrod (1947)

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Veronica Lake is Connie Dickason, a strong-willed rancher’s daughter in love with a man named Walt Shipley who plans to bring sheep...

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The Virginian (1946)

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Barbara Britton is Molly Wood, the young woman so eager to escape the boredom of her native Vermont that she leaves it and a...

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Union Pacific (1939)

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Joel McCrea is Jeff Butler, a troubleshooter hired by Gen. Dodge to keep peace and order as the Union Pacific races the Central Pacific to...

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