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Western films, from silent to today

Escort West (1959)

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Victor Mature plays Ben Lassiter, a former Confederate officer traveling to Oregon with his daughter, Abbey (Reba Waters) in hopes of...

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Rio Grande (1950)

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John Wayne is Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke, in command of a cavalry garrison in the southwest and dealing with warring Apache when his base turns...

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Conagher (1991)

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Katharine Ross is Evie Teale, a woman badly in need of a hero. Sam Elliott is Conn Conagher, a hero in the sense of an honest cowpoke with...

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The Horse Soldiers (1959)

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John Wayne is Col. John Marlowe, a Union cavalry commander assigned a mission to destroy a supply depot at Newton Station, 300 miles...

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The Searchers (1956)

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Three years after the end of the Civil War, Ethan Edwards (John Wayne) shows up at his brother’s Texas homestead, still wearing the...

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The Young Land (1959)

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Dennis Hopper plays Hatfield Carnes, who guns down a Mexican outside a cantina in 1840s California and so becomes a test case as to whether...

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The Alamo (1960)

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John Wayne’s pet project. The Duke stars as Davy Crockett alongside Richard Widmark as Jim Bowie and English actor Laurence Harvey as...

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Two Rode Together (1961)

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James Stewart is Guthrie McCabe, a man roused from a comfortable life as sheriff by the cavalry, which wants him to enter the camp of...

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