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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #15 on: March 19, 2019, 11:42:55 AM »
Of course, we can't forget Jimmy Stuart (already mentioned) and Joel McCrea, but there are a lot of very good B-role actors that never quite got the credit they deserved either:

*Ken Curtis

*Ben Johnson

*Harry Carey Jr.

*Charles Bronson

*Montgomery Clift

*Dan Duryea

OK, help me out here, guys...
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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #16 on: March 19, 2019, 01:22:32 PM »
Of course, we can't forget Jimmy Stuart (already mentioned) and Joel McCrea, but there are a lot of very good B-role actors that never quite got the credit they deserved either:

*Ken Curtis

*Ben Johnson

*Harry Carey Jr.

*Charles Bronson

*Montgomery Clift

*Dan Duryea

OK, help me out here, guys...

Slim Pickens, James Coburn, Dennis Weaver, Robert Fuller.

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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #17 on: March 19, 2019, 02:25:45 PM »
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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #18 on: March 19, 2019, 07:17:51 PM »
I guess I'm a little more obscure than the standard fare. My favorite, hands down is Buck Taylor. Not only a great actor and superb painter....he has stayed in the western genre his entire career. When you meet him, you learn just how "down home" the guy is. I've had that opportunity and both respect and admire the man. He took off where his dad Dub Taylor left off starting off on Gun Smoke as Newly OBrien.





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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #19 on: March 20, 2019, 10:29:55 AM »
My all time favorite is definitely Clint, I've probably watched more with him than any of the others. I'm a huge fan of Lee Van Cleef; guy always played a great character whether hero or villain even his smaller role in High Noon was great.

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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #20 on: March 20, 2019, 11:43:03 AM »
Audie Murphy
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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #21 on: March 22, 2019, 05:51:03 PM »
Tim McCoy

William S Hart

Two of the earliest and best.

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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #22 on: March 22, 2019, 07:34:50 PM »
Jude Law made a very convincing Reb in Cold Mountain.  He had a Le Matte pick-up from the Crater, until he got shot (the first time).  Later he was using a faux Griswold (.44), at least as near as I can tell.

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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #23 on: March 22, 2019, 07:45:25 PM »
I like Cold Mountain. Watched it last night. The night before, I watched Open Range. I make it a point to over look Costner's 9 shot SSA though. Duval does a fine job portraying an individual from the later part of the 19Th Century. He did a good job in Broken Trail as well. Lonesome Dove is still my all time favorite.

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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #24 on: March 22, 2019, 07:50:51 PM »
I like Cold Mountain. Watched it last night. The night before, I watched Open Range. I make it a point to over look Costner's 9 shot SSA though. Duval does a fine job portraying an individual from the later part of the 19Th Century. He did a good job in Broken Trail as well. Lonesome Dove is still my all time favorite.

Lonesome Dove, Open Range, and Broken Trail are the only movies I actually own a copy of.

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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #25 on: March 22, 2019, 08:04:15 PM »
Jude Law made a very convincing Reb in Cold Mountain.  He had a Le Matte pick-up from the Crater, until he got shot (the first time).  Later he was using a faux Griswold (.44), at least as near as I can tell.

According to the IMFD both Jude law and Charlie Hunnam both use .36 Griswolds.
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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #26 on: March 22, 2019, 08:08:18 PM »
Proper clothes and proper tack for the era. Then there is the setting for all three movies. Well done compared to most.

Regardless, I will watch any Western except for a few of the old corny ones from the 1950's and 60's.

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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #27 on: March 22, 2019, 08:12:02 PM »
Another top one for me is Hombre with Paul Newman.

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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #28 on: March 23, 2019, 07:18:59 PM »
...Regardless, I will watch any Western except for a few of the old corny ones from the 1950's and 60's...

So I am guessing you never watched “The Terror of Tiny Town”?

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Re: Your favorite Western actors, and why?
« Reply #29 on: March 24, 2019, 08:36:45 AM »
Hi, some of my DVD Western collection:



My favorite western songs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5an9OuXKxBw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYHsuMTJpfE

and a take off of the above:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5o0GPhrY-gM

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