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B western actors encyclopedia

facts, photos, and filmographies for more than 250 familiar faces

by Ted Holland

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Western films -- Dictionaries.,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ted Holland.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.W4 H57 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 493 p. :
      Number of Pages493
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2061162M
      ISBN 100899503063
      LC Control Number88042566

      Shooting Stars of the Small Screen is a comprehensive encyclopedia of more than actors who received star billing or played a recurring character role in a TV Western series or a made-for-TV Western movie or miniseries from the late s up to Douglas Brode covers the highlights of each actor's career, including Western movie work, if. Noted Shakespearean actor Edwin Booth (–) retired for a time after his brother, actor John Wilkes Booth, assassinated Abraham Lincoln in , but he reemerged to great acclaim with his own theater in and cemented his reputation as the greatest American tragedian of the mid-nineteenth century. Other well known classical actors in.

        B-Westerns were being phased out in and after the studio dropped the series Boyd managed to scrape up $, to buy the rights. He took the films to NBC Television in and the rest is history. Boyd became so inspired by the fictional cowboy he was portraying that he quit drinking, smoking and throwing wild parties. B&N Exclusives Baby Boutique Boxed Sets Graphic Novels for Young Readers Kids' Classics Kids' Book Awards Personalized Books STEAM/STEM Books & Toys Summer Reading Trend Shop Age Groups 0 - 2 Years 3 - 5 Years 6 - 8 Years 9 - 12 Years.

      Bill Cody ( – ) was a Hollywood B-western actor of the s, s and into the s. Cody, often called "the reel Bill Cody", began his acting career in the early days of film, and just happened to have the same name as "Buffalo" Bill Cody, although being of no relation.   The last of the B-Western cowboys. That's not much of a distinction. But for Wayne Morris, that's pretty much his place in Hollywood history. His Two Guns And A Badge (, Allied Artists) is often held up as the absolute last true B Western. Republic's last series Western, Rex Allen in The Phantom Stallion, was.


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John R /5(10). Dashing heroes, dastardly villains, lovely ladies in distress and comical sidekicks - this was the formula for the westerns so popular through the fifties and sixties.

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Nick Adams is best known in western circles for his ABC TV series The Rebel, and he acted in a few western films as well.: Richard Arlen was a star in the B western actors encyclopedia book days of silent films and made numerous apperances in westerns in the s for producer A.C.

Lyles.: James Best has starred in numerous western films and television shows during his lengthy career but is best known as Sheriff. The Old Corral website is a research project in progress and is dedicated to those wonderful cowboy heroes, heroines, sidekicks, heavies, and supporting players that rode the silver screen from the s through the early s in B westerns and cowboy cliffhangers.

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Wright King (Janu – Novem ) Character actor Wright King passed away last month at King didn’t make a lot of features, but he’s in some good stuff: A Streetcar Named Desire (, he was in the original Broadway production, too), Friendly Persuasion (), Stagecoach To Fury (), Hot Rod Rumble (), The Gunfight At Dodge City () and Planet.

B western actors encyclopedia: facts, photos, and filmographies for more than familiar faces User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Like newsreels, serials, and double features, B-Westerns.

Dashing heroes, dastardly villains, lovely ladies in distress and comical sidekicks—this was the formula for the westerns so popular through the fifties and sixties. This nostalgic reference work covers the heroes (90+ western stars), the sidekicks (60+ saddle pals), the cowgirls (60+ leading ladies), the bad guys.

Welcome to the section on the fabulous B western heroines, many of whom also did yeoman duties in cliffhangers. Will add more as time permits. I also ask any of the website visitors that have more info on these great ladies to send me an e-mail, and I'll be glad to include that in the mini-biographies.

This nostalgic reference work covers the heroes (90+ western stars), the sidekicks (60+ saddle pals), the cowgirls (60+ leading ladies), the bad guys (40+ villains), plus miscellaneous other players. A biographical sketch and career description with photographs and Author: Ted Holland.

Details about B Western Actors Encyclopedia: During the course of a Western movie, the white hat could sing six songs to a beautiful girl, shoot half a dozen cattle rustlers, fight off an Indian attack and still have time to kiss his horse before he rode off into the sunset.

Holland covers the heroes, the sidekicks, th e cowgirls and the bad guys in this encyclopedia of B wester n actors. For each performer he provides a biographical sket ch and career description, as well as photographs and a film ography.

Joel McCrea Actor | Foreign Correspondent. One of the great stars of American Westerns, and a very popular leading man in non-Westerns as well. He was born and raised in the surroundings of Hollywood and as a boy became interested in the movies that were being made all around.

B WESTERN ACTORS ENCYCLOPEDIA: Facts, Photos and Filmographies for More Than Familiar Faces Holland, Ted Published by Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., (). Category:Western (genre) characters. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Pages in this category should be moved to subcategories where applicable.

This category may require frequent maintenance to avoid becoming too large. It should directly contain very few, if. Actor | The Red Rider Buck Jones was one of the greatest of the "B" western stars. Although born in Indiana, Jones reportedly (but disputedly) grew up on a ranch near Red Rock in Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), and there learned the riding and shooting skills that would stand him in good stead as a hero of Westerns.

Dashing heroes, dastardly villains, lovely ladies in distress and comical sidekicks--this was the formula for the westerns so popular through the fifties and sixties.

This nostalgic reference work covers the heroes (90+ western stars), the sidekicks (60+ saddle pals), the. American B-Western actress. Growing up in her native Reno, Nevada, she made her entree into films with small parts in films shooting on location in the Reno area. She travelled to Hollywood and got work as a trick rider and stuntwoman and eventually as a leading lady in low- budget Westerns.

Filmed in Monument Valley and featuring the B-western actor John Wayne among an ensemble cast, it established an ongoing link between the genre, location, star, and director for another two decades, a confluence that resulted in some of the western's greatest achievements.List of Western fiction authors.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. This is a list of some notable authors in the western fiction genre. Note that some writers listed below have also written in other genres.

Alan Mehrer () A. Edward Abbey (–) Andy.Out of all the Western movie stars that have graced the silver screen and the small screen, here are 20 of the greatest Western movie stars ever. John Wayne His name is almost synonymous to cowboy.