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Kwakwaka’wakw tribal member George Hunt (with megaphone) served as a key assistant, contributor and translator for Curtis (at the camera) during the pre-production and production of the dramatic documentary of Hunt’s tribe.

Edward S. Curtis and the Hollywood Headhunters

Kwakwaka’wakw tribal member George Hunt (with megaphone) served as a key assistant, contributor and translator for Curtis (at the camera) during the pre-production and production of the dramatic documentary of Hunt’s tribe.

Edward S. Curtis and his production team worked from 1911 to 1914 with the Kwakwaka’wakw tribe of British Columbia to make the 65-minute dramatic documentary film In the Land of the Head Hunters.

Edward S. Curtis and the Hollywood Headhunters

Edward S. Curtis and his production team worked from 1911 to 1914 with the Kwakwaka’wakw tribe of British Columbia to make the 65-minute dramatic documentary film In the Land of the Head Hunters.

The Absolute Best Historically Accurate Westerns - True West Magazine Asian History, British History, American History, Strange History, History Facts, Cowboy History, Old Western Movies, Old West Photos, Cowboy Pictures

The Absolute Best Historically Accurate Westerns

To put it mildly, we at True West have been overjoyed—nay, overwhelmed—by our readers’ responses to the deceptively simple question: Which is the most

I was watching the old television series “Johnny Yuma” and Johnny Cash’s lyrics uses the phrase, "Where the only law is a hook and a draw.” I don't remember hearing or reading about that phrase anywhere else. Could you explain what it means? Western Film, Western Movies, Nick Adams, Tv Westerns, Tv Land, Johnny Cash, Latest Books, Nerd Geek, Old Tv

Johnny Yuma

I was watching the old television series “Johnny Yuma” and Johnny Cash’s lyrics uses the phrase, "Where the only law is a hook and a draw.” I don't remember hearing or reading about that phrase anywhere else. Could you explain what it means?

In one of his most memorable roles in his lengthy career in Western film and television, L.Q. Jones was cast as bounty hunter T.C. (standing, right) in Sam Peckinpah’s epic ensemble film The Wild Bunch (1969).Courtesy Warner Bros./Seven Arts Western Film, Western Movies, Ride The High Country, Bo Hopkins, Strother Martin, Warren Oates, The Mask Of Zorro, Eight Movie, Sam Peckinpah

L.Q. Jones, a Villain With a Grin

In one of his most memorable roles in his lengthy career in Western film and television, L.Q. Jones was cast as bounty hunter T.C. (standing, right) in Sam Peckinpah’s epic ensemble film The Wild Bunch (1969).Courtesy Warner Bros./Seven Arts

Director Martin Campbell remarked of L.Q. Jones’s (center) portrayal of Three-Fingered Jack in The Mask of Zorro (1998), “I’ve always loved his acting. I’ve always wanted to work with him, and he’s absolutely wonderful in the movie.” Western Film, Western Movies, Ride The High Country, Mariette Hartley, Martin Campbell, Pat Garrett, The Mask Of Zorro, Sam Peckinpah, Harlan Ellison

L.Q. Jones, a Villain With a Grin

Director Martin Campbell remarked of L.Q. Jones’s (center) portrayal of Three-Fingered Jack in The Mask of Zorro (1998), “I’ve always loved his acting. I’ve always wanted to work with him, and he’s absolutely wonderful in the movie.”

During L.Q. Jones’s 50-year acting career, directors and producers could always count on his professional skills, no matter the genre, including as singer Chuck Akers in his final film role in the comedy-musical A Prairie Home Companion (2006). Western Film, Western Movies, Ride The High Country, Mariette Hartley, A Prairie Home Companion, The Mask Of Zorro, Sam Peckinpah, Harlan Ellison, Clint Walker

L.Q. Jones, a Villain With a Grin

During L.Q. Jones’s 50-year acting career, directors and producers could always count on his professional skills, no matter the genre, including as singer Chuck Akers in his final film role in the comedy-musical A Prairie Home Companion (2006).

For five decades, L.Q. Jones was regularly cast as a villain in television Westerns. He appeared seven times on Gunsmoke, including a memorable role as the racist Kittridge in the episode titled “The Good Samaritans” (1969). Western Film, Western Movies, Ride The High Country, Mariette Hartley, Pat Garrett, The Mask Of Zorro, Sam Peckinpah, Harlan Ellison, Clint Walker

L.Q. Jones, a Villain With a Grin

For five decades, L.Q. Jones was regularly cast as a villain in television Westerns. He appeared seven times on Gunsmoke, including a memorable role as the racist Kittridge in the episode titled “The Good Samaritans” (1969).

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The Absolute Best Historically Accurate Westerns

To put it mildly, we at True West have been overjoyed—nay, overwhelmed—by our readers’ responses to the deceptively simple question: Which is the most

Augustus 'Gus' McCrae (Robert Duvall), Woodrow F. Call (Tommy Lee Jones), and Jake Spoon (Robert Urich), from Lonesome Dove, Real Cowboys, Cowboys And Indians, Cowboy Art, Cowboy And Cowgirl, Gaucho, Old Movies, Great Movies, Movies Costumes, Lonesome Dove

On the Trail with Gus and Call

The iconic "Lonesome Dove" characters Jake, Gus and Call

James Addison Reavis’s life as a charlatan in the Arizona Territory was dramatized in the Vincent Price Western, The Baron of Arizona (1950) Beulah Bondi, The Nut Job, State Of Arizona, Acting Career, Poster Pictures, Western Movies, Le Far West, Baron, Westerns

The Baron, the Cow-boys and the Trail Boss - True West Magazine

James Addison Reavis’s life as a charlatan in the Arizona Territory was dramatized in the Vincent Price Western, The Baron of Arizona (1950)

John Wilder began his career in the 1940s as a child radio actor, known then by his given name, Johnny McGovern. One of his favorite roles in radio was as Little Beaver on the Adventures of Red Ryder. Chuck Connors, Broadcast News, Lonesome Dove, Indian Boy, Western Movies, Steve Mcqueen, John Wayne, Dead Man, Screenwriting

The Wild Wilder West - True West Magazine

John Wilder began his career in the 1940s as a child radio actor, known then by his given name, Johnny McGovern. One of his favorite roles in radio was as Little Beaver on the Adventures of Red Ryder.

Jim Hatzell: On the Movie Set— Worked with Sam Elliott (at left) in Gettysburg. Civil War Movies, Civil War Art, Gettysburg Movie, Westerns, Badass Movie, Katharine Ross, Sam Elliott, Tom Selleck, Civil War Photos

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Jim Hatzell: On the Movie Set— Worked with Sam Elliott (at left) in 1993’s Gettysburg.

On film, John Wayne often portrayed the Westerner of popular legend—tall in the saddle, silent, a man whose word was his bond, perhaps sometimes bullheaded, but always strong and never petty. Western Movies, John Wayne, Cowboys, Couple Photos, Film, Bond, Strong, Magazine, Popular

John Wayne and the Peacemaker | True West Magazine

On film, John Wayne often portrayed the Westerner of popular legend—tall in the saddle, silent, a man whose word was his bond, perhaps sometimes bullheaded, but always strong and never petty.

A leather-chapped McQueen sits in the director’s chair on the set of Tom Horn with a glass of iced down Old Milwaukee beer, his favorite beverage. – By Barbara Minty McQueen – Actor Steve Mcqueen, Steve Mcqueen Style, Gaucho, Hollywood Stars, Classic Hollywood, Hollywood Actor, Steeve Mcqueen, Tom Horn, Western Movies

Troubled Tom Horn

A leather-chapped McQueen sits in the director’s chair on the set of Tom Horn with a glass of iced down Old Milwaukee beer, his favorite beverage. – By Barbara Minty McQueen –

When John Wilder was asked to write Return to Lonesome Dove, the sequel to Lonesome Dove, he elevated the role of Newt, reprised by actor Ricky Schroder, into one of the central roles of the miniseries. Ricky Schroder, Chuck Connors, Lonesome Dove, Indian Boy, Cowboys And Indians, Western Movies, Steve Mcqueen, In Hollywood, Cowboy Hats

The Wild Wilder West - True West Magazine

When John Wilder was asked to write Return to Lonesome Dove, the sequel to Lonesome Dove, he elevated the role of Newt, reprised by actor Ricky Schroder, into one of the central roles of the miniseries.