Lightning review takes brief look at RKO Western The Arizonian (1935) starring Richard Dix, Margot Grahame, and Preston Foster, directed by Charles Vidor.
An interview with author Scott Allen Nollen about his latest, THREE BAD MEN: John Ford, John Wayne, Ward Bond, coming from McFarland in April 2013. Includes several rare images courtesy of the author.
The classic John Ford western Stagecoach (1939) is a movie for everybody. Forget genre prejudices and thrill to John Wayne, Claire Trevor and all of the rest of one of the richest supporting casts you’ll ever encounter.
The most complete Cecilia Parker biography you’re going to find. Corrects her marriage record and follows her career from B-westerns to Marian Hardy.
Richard Dix plays cowboy star Tim Bart of the silent screen in It Happened in Hollywood (1937). The problem for Dix and his leading lady, played by Fay Wray, is that talkies have arrived to disrupt their lives.
Glenn Ford and Ida Lupino star in Columbia’s answer to The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, 1949’s Lust for Gold. Also featuring Gig Young and a host of character actors.
Based on a story by Frank Capra sold to MGM for William Wellman, Robert Taylor may be top-billed in Westward the Women, but the end credits get it right, The Women are the true stars here.
Happy birthday to popular, Jimmy Stewart (1908-1997), with a filmography, a complete run-down of today’s TCM schedule plus images of vintage movie collectibles.