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Western films, from silent to today

The Silver Star (1955)

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Earle Lyon plays Gregg Leech, who has reluctantly allowed himself to be elected the new sheriff in Boyce. He almost immediately regrets...

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The Fighting Kentuckian (1949)

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John Wayne plays John Breen, the fighting Kentuckian of the film’s title. But in opening scene, he tries to delay rejoining his...

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The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)

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Van Johnson is Henry Carson, a young man who shows up at the MacBean farm in post-Civil War Missouri and seems intent on staying a while....

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Hellfire (1949)

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William Elliott plays Zeb Smith, a crooked gambler, until a preacher steps into a bullet’s path and saves Zeb’s life by...

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Day of the Bad Man (1958)

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Fred MacMurray plays Judge Jim Scott, a man presiding over the case of Rudy Hayes. He’s already been convicted of murder. Now...

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Little Big Horn (1951)

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Lloyd Bridges is Capt. Phillip Donlin, in command of a small troop of cavalry scouting for Sioux activity as Custer prepares for his march...

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The Parson and the Outlaw (1957)

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Anthony Dexter plays Billy the Kid, and in this twist on the legend, he isn’t gunned down by Pat Garrett. Instead, that notorious...

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Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973)

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John Wayne is U.S. Marshal J.D. Cahill. He returns to the town of Valentine after a manhunt to find a sheriff dead, a bank robbed and his...

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The Bounty Hunter (1954)

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The Pinkertons have been investigating the theft of $100,000 in a train holdup near Dodge. Four of the seven bandits involved are dead; the...

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Two-Gun Lady (1956)

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Peggie Castle is Kate Masters, a female with a deadly aim who’s turned her talent into a living as an entertainer. Dan Corbin is...

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