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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 10/14/2009
Publisher(s): McFarland Publishing
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In this collection of the author's original interviews, actors, writers, directors and producers offer unique insight about western movies from the early talkies to the present. Interviewed here are Glenn Ford, Warren Oates, Virginia Mayo, Andrew V. McLaglen, Harry Carey, Jr., Julie Adams, A.C. Lyles, Burt Kennedy, Edward Faulkner, Aldo Sambrell, Jack Elam, Andrew J. Fenady, and Elmore Leonard. Movies covered include Red River, The Searchers, 3:10 to Yuma, High Noon, Bend of the River, Rio Bravo, The Wild Bunch, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, among others.

Author Biography

C. Courtney Joyner is a screenwriter with more than 20 produced films to his credit. He has contributed chapters to a number of books on film history and his articles have appeared in Wildest Westerns, Fangoria and Famous Monsters of Filmland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Forewordp. 1
Introduction: How Dracula Really Met Billy the Kidp. 3
Quiet Starp. 7
Character as Starp. 29
Tough Cookiep. 47
The Prop. 62
Born to the Westp. 82
Brains and Beautyp. 97
Gentleman of the Westp. 112
The Yarn Spinnerp. 129
The Good Lieutenantp. 153
Bandito Number Onep. 170
Best of the Bad Menp. 182
Man of Many Partsp. 205
Master's Touchp. 230
Bibliographyp. 245
Indexp. 247
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