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July 2011 Daily Schedule, all times EST

                                         • July, 2011 • 
Friday, 7 —1
6:00a Ambush Trail
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M C B (:58)·TVPG
7:00a Cheyenne (E105)
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M B (:50)·TVG
8:00a Maverick (E10)
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M C B (:49)·TV14
9:00a Lawman (E106)
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M B (:25)·TVPG
9:30a Geronimo: An American Legend
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s C E (1:55)·PG13
11:30a The Left Handed Gun
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M C B (1:42)·TVPG
1:20p Texas
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s C (3:01)·TV14
4:30p The Virginian (E164)
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M C E (1:17)·TVPG
5:48p Wagon Train (E129)
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M C E B (:50)·TV14
6:39p Have Gun - Will Travel (E156)
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M C B (:26)·TVPG
7:06p Gunsmoke (E37)
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8:00p War Arrow
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M C E (1:18)·TVPG
9:20p The Left Handed Gun
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M C B (1:42)·TVPG
11:05p Rancho Notorious
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M C E (1:29)·TVPG
12:35a Texas
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s C (3:01)·TV14
3:40a War Arrow
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M C E (1:18)·TVPG
5:00a Comes A Horseman
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M C (1:59)·PG
Saturday, 7 —2
7:00a Bret Maverick (E14)
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M C (:48)·TV14
7:50a Cimarron Strip (E10)
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s C (1:12)·TV14
9:05a How The West Was Won (E27)
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M C (1:39)·TVG
10:45a Rancho Notorious
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M C E (1:29)·TVPG
12:20p Return Of The Gunfighter
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M C (1:36)·TVPG
2:00p Comes A Horseman
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M C (1:59)·PG
4:00p The Gambler, Part III: The...
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M C (1:33)·TV14
5:35p The Gambler Part III: The...
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M C (1:29)·TV14
7:05p Dead Man's Gun (E19)
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s C E (:44)·TV14
8:00p Mackenna's Gold
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s C E (2:08)·TV14
10:10p El Condor
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M C E (1:42)·R
12:00a Comes A Horseman
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M C (1:59)·PG
2:00a Shoot-Out At Medicine Bend
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M C B (1:27)·TVPG
3:30a Mackenna's Gold
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s C E (2:08)·TV14
5:40a The Broken Star
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M C B (1:22)·TVG
Sunday, 7 —3
7:05a The Man From Tumbleweeds
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M C B (:59)·TVPG
8:05a The Frisco Kid
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M C E (1:59)·PG
10:05a Two Mules For Sister Sara
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M C E (1:54)·TV14
12:00p Stardust On The Sage
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M C B (1:05)·TVG
1:10p The Naked Spur
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M C (1:32)·TVPG
2:45p Adios Sabata
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M C (1:45)·TV14
4:35p The Broken Star
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M C B (1:22)·TVG
6:00p The Frisco Kid
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M C E (1:59)·PG
8:00p Sabata
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M C (1:46)·PG13
9:50p Adios Sabata
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M C (1:45)·TV14
11:40p Two Mules For Sister Sara
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M C E (1:54)·TV14
1:35a The Broken Star
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M C B (1:22)·TVG
3:00a Sabata
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M C (1:46)·PG13
4:50a Stardust On The Sage
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M C B (1:05)·TVG
ADIOS SABATA [TV14]·Sequel·1971·(1:45)
Mercenary Sabata, a Yankee gambler and a Mexican bandit
plot to steal gold from Emperor Maximilian. 7/3.

AMBUSH TRAIL [TVPG]·Western·1946·(:58)
A new cowboy in town saves ranchers from an outlaw gang.

BRET MAVERICK (E14) [TV14]·Western·1981·(:49)
Returning to the role that made him famous, James Garner is
once again Bret Maverick who has decided to settle down in
the town of Sweetwater, AZ. Now Maverick must learn to get
along as the Wild West is tamed by modern civilization. 7/2

THE BROKEN STAR [TVG]·Western·1956·(1:22)
Sheriff's investigation into the murder of a Mexican man leads
to his deputy sheriff. 7/2,3.

CHEYENNE [TVG]·Western·1955·(:50)
Orphaned as a child and raised by Apache Indians, Cheyenne
Brodie is a loner and an adventurer. Never staying in one
place too long, Cheyenne is unafraid to use his fists and guns
as he restlessly wanders the American West. 
CHEYENNE (E105) [TVG]·Western·1955·(:50) 7/1

CIMARRON STRIP [TV14]·Western·1967
Starring Stuart Whitman as Jim Crown, the marshal of
Cimarron Strip, a thousand miles of wild borderland between
Kansas and Indian territory. 
CIMARRON STRIP (E10) [TV14]·Western·1967·(1:12) 7/2

COMES A HORSEMAN [PG]·Drama·1978·(1:59)
A returning WW II vet helps a woman fight off attempts to
grab her Montana ranch from a bitter neighboring rancher -
and an oil company prepared to do whatever it takes.
Co-starring Jason Robards. 7/1,2.

EL CONDOR [R]·Western·1970·(1:42)
An escaped convict teams with a snake-eyed drifter and a
band of Apaches to liberate a stash of gold from a Mexican
fort - but doublecrosses, shootouts, and the sexy wife of the
post commander means this heist won't be easy! 7/2.

DEAD MAN'S GUN (E19) [TV14]·Western·1997·(:44)
Set in the mythic old West, the series explores the legend that
a dead man's gun grants whoever possesses it unforseen
powers, but with dangerous results. 7/2

THE FRISCO KID [PG]·Comedy·1979·(1:59) Gene Wilder
Talk about an odd couple - a plucky Polish rabbi teams with
a young desperado as they travel across the Old West during
the California gold rush - gunfights, Indian troubles and
slapstick ensue in this good-natured comedy. 7/3.

Brady Hawkes and Billy Montana are back for another
adventure - joining forces with the Lakota Sioux to help them
fight corrupt US Army officers. 7/2

Realistic, thought-provoking depiction of the Apache leader
and his final fight against the invading U.S. Army in the
frontier west. Co-starring Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman, Matt
Damon. 7/1.

GUNSMOKE [TVPG]·Western·1962·(:50)
Marshall Matt Dillon attempts to keep the peace in Dodge City.
James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Dennis Weaver. 
GUNSMOKE (E37) [TVPG]·Western·1962·(:50) 7/1

HAVE GUN - WILL TRAVEL [TVPG]·Western·1959·(:26)
Paladin (Richard Boone) is a West Point graduate & war veteran
with a strong sense of honor. If you need help wire Paladin,
San Francisco. It was one of the top three TV-westerns, along 
with Gunsmoke and Wagon Train. Head Writer Gene Roddenberry 
HAVE GUN - WILL TRAVEL (E155) [TVPG]·Western·1959·(:25) 6/30

The Macahan family trek west from Virginia to Oregon to find
new land and home in the American West. 
HOW THE WEST WAS WON (E27) [TVG]·(1:39) 7/2

LAWMAN [TVPG]·Western·1958·(:25 minute episodes)
Set in Laramie of the Old West, Mashal Dan Troop and Deputy
Johnny McKay help the citizens, fight injustice & keep peace
LAWMAN (E106) [TVPG]·Western·1958·(:25) 7/1

THE LEFT HANDED GUN [TVPG]·Biography·1958·(1:42)
The story of Billy The Kid is told in psychologically intense
fashion - the Kid and two young companions team up to
avenge a killing at the hands of a corrupt lawman. 7/1.

MACKENNA'S GOLD [TV14]·Western·1969·(2:08)
A star-studded cast ventures into the Western wilderness to
find a mythical canyon of gold. 7/2.

MAVERICK [TV14]·Comedy·1957·(:49) James Garner
Brothers Bret and Bart Maverick travel across the West,
trying to stay out of trouble, avoid manual labor, and make
lots of money playing cards in this unique series.
MAVERICK (E10) [TV14]·Comedy·1957·(:49) 7/1

THE NAKED SPUR [TVPG]·Western·1953·(1:32) Jimmy Stewart
In this taut western classic, a bounty hunter must enlist help
to get his captive killer back to collect a reward - but then the
murderer plays on the group's greed and sets them against
one another. With Robert Ryan. 7/3.

RANCHO NOTORIOUS [TVPG]·Drama·1952·(1:29)
A gunslinger travels into the heart of darkness when his
pursuit of the man who raped and killed his fiancee leads
him into a dark underworld hangout run by a mysterious
ex-saloon girl. A classic mystery, directed by Fritz Lang.

An aging gunfighter trying to leave his violent life behind
travels with a cowboy and a young woman on a quest to
avenge the murder of an old friend. 7/2.

SABATA [PG13]·Western·1970·(1:46)
Master gunslinger Sabata uses a James Bond-like bag of
tricks to outwit a bank robber. 7/3.

Union soldiers pose as Quakers to catch a crooked
businessman. 7/2.

STARDUST ON THE SAGE [TVG]·Western·1942·(1:05)
A singing cowboy and his partner thwart a foreman who
wants their mine. 7/3.

TEXAS [TV14]·Historical·1995·(3:01)
James A. Michener's tale of the birth of Texas - with
legendary figures Sam Houston, Stephen Austin, Jim Bowie,
and Davy Crockett, and their fight for independence, including
the battle of the Alamo. 7/1.

TWO MULES FOR SISTER SARA [TV14]·Adventure·1970·(1:54)
A drifter rescues a nun from an assault in Mexico and agrees
to take her to safety - but neither is who they are pretending
to be in this comic Western adventure directed by Don Siegel
(Dirty Harry,The Shootist). 7/3.

THE VIRGINIAN [TVPG]·Western·1962·(1:17)
Series depictling life on the Shiloh Ranch in the Wyoming
Territory of the 1890s. 
THE VIRGINIAN (E164) [TVPG]·Western·1962·(1:17) 7/1

WAGON TRAIN (E129) [TV14]·Western·1957·(:50) 7/1

WAR ARROW [TVPG]·Western·1953·(1:18)
A U.S. cavalryman trains the Seminoles to quell unrest
among the Kiowa. 7/1.

YOUNG GUNS II [PG13]·Sequel·1990·(1:44)
Roy Rogers King of the Cowboys

How I Became A Millionaire

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This week's listings for Clint Eastwood on other channels

Note: Many movies on Encore's Westerns channel are repeated 1 hour later on Encore's Movieplex channel.
John Wayne intro for first episode of Gunsmoke

Movies on Turner Classic Movies have included Billy the Kid vs. Dracula and Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter as well as more traditional Westerns like "The Magnificent Seven." Also check American Movie Classics for any Westerns they have there

Note: Encore Westerns no longer provides individual descriptions for TV-episodes, but I have still listed the episode numbers separately by date above, and episode titles on individual days when possible.

Some past month's descriptions:

ALIAS SMITH AND JONES [rated TVG]·Western TV-series·1972
Two notorious outlaws are promised amnesty if they behave for a year and get rid of a band of desperados for the Governor (note: this TV-series also shows on myRTN: the Retro TV Network)
A gunslinger (John Wayne) is torn between the woman he loves (Gail Russell) and a vendetta. Harry Carey, Bruce Cabot
ANNIE OAKLEY SHOW "The Hardrock Trail"
Back To The Future Part 3 (Christopher Lloyd, Michael J. Fox go back in time 100 years and must use a steam locomotive to hit 85 mph to break the time barrier again). Co-stars Mary Steenbergen of Time After Time as a Jules Verne-loving school marm who discovers that Doc is from the future year of 1985. Extended cameo by Pat Buttram in Salloon. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, who previously cast Buttram (cameo) in his Who Framed Roger Rabbit as a six-gun's talking bullet
THE BALLAD OF JOSIE [TVG]·Comedy·1968·(1:42)
A widow (Doris Day) shakes up a frontier Wyoming town, raising sheep to the dismay of local cattlemen and organizing women for the right to vote. Andy Devine, George Kennedy, Peter Graves
BAT MASTERSON [TVPG]·Western TV-series·1958-1960·(:26)
Based on the adventures of the West's most colorful hero who became a legend in his own time

THE BIG VALLEY [TVPG]·Western TV-series·1965-67·(:51)
High drama and western adventure on a family ranch in this cult classic, 1960s TV series. Barbara Stanwyck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans star

THE BLAZING SUN [TVG]·Western·1950·(1:10)
In his 75th film, singing cowboy Gene Autry tracks down a pair of bank robbers. Songs include "Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes."
A singing cowboy and his sidekick find fur smugglers with a clue written on a rock. Gene Autry
BLUE STEEL [TVPG]·Western·1934·(:54)
A band of outlaws plot to force the entire populace to quit their town so that they can take the gold that lies under the land. John Wayne stars as U.S. Marshall Carruthers.

BRIMSTONE [TVPG]·1949·(1:30)
A family of cattle rustlers get ornery when a masked bandit moves in on their territory, and a new deputy is signed on to put a stop to them both. No relation to the fantasy TV-series Brimstone about a demon-hunter
Former Army scout negotiates treaty between Apache leader Cochise and the US government. Jeff Chandler, James Stewart, Jay Silverheels
A trail guide and a con man lead ex-slaves to the West. Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee
"Prequel" to the classic Newman-Redford 1969 western recounts the legend of the outlaw pair's meeting. No Newman, no Redford, and not much plot. Directed by Richard Lester of Superman 2. Earlier sequel MRS. SUNDANCE (1974 TV-movie, aka WANTED: THE SUNDANCE WOMAN) at least had Katheron Ross reprising her role from the 1969 original (remade just two years later, starring Elizabeth Montgomery)
THE CANADIANS [TVPG]·Western·1961·(1:25)
Three Canadian Mounties entreat the mighty Sioux who had destroyed Custer, to walk the path of peace.
CIMARRON STRIP [TV14]·Western TV-series·1967 (1:12 without commercials)
Starring Stuart Whitman as Jim Crown, the marshal of Cimarron Strip, a thousand miles of wild borderland between Kansas and Indian territory
An ex-Texas Ranger joins the cavalry to unmask outlaws in the state patrol. 53 min
John Wayne finds himself with a herd of cattle, which he has to get to market before the winter sets in, but he has no men to help him. He turns to elevin young school boys as his last hope to get the job done. There is no better training for these boys than hands-on as they don't know what they're in for. Bruce Dern, Slim Pickens, Robert Carradine (his 1st film)
Teenage wanna-be cowboy becomes a man whe he joins a dangerous cattle drive to Colorado. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer's (Pirates Of The Caribbean)first film was originally rated R for excessive violence
DANCES WITH WOLVES [TV14]·Drama·1990·(3:54)
Director Kevin Costner's story of a white Army officer who comes to befriend a band of Sioux Indians and adopts their culture in the post-Civil War American west.
Famed frontiersman Daniel Boone (Fess Parker) leads a wagon train through the perilous Cumberland Gap and into a battle with Shawnee Indians who have been misled by a French renegade. Feature version of the beloved television show.
DEATH HUNT [R]·Action·1981
A Canadian Mountie doggedly pursues a trapper wrongly accused of murder. Charles Bronson, Lee Marvin
DESTRY RIDES AGAIN [TVPG]·Comedy·1939·(1:35)
Classic Western spoof featuring Jimmy Stewart as an unarmed sheriff brought in to tame a lawless party town. Marlene Dietrich stars as Frenchie, a spunky saloon gal who eventually falls for Stewart (spoofed in Mel Brooks' Blazing Saddles). Later remade by Audie Murphy
Clint Eastwood plays the laconic "man with no name", a tough gunslinger manipulating two rival families warring over a small frontier town. Amusing, violent, and very stylish. Eastwood's shrewd performance made him an international star and led to a string of "spaghetti westerns" filmed in Spain or Italian desert sands by Sergio Leone that look fairly realistic (unless you notice the train cars only have 2 axles). Plot is based on 1961 Japanese movie YOJIMBO about a loner samurai-for-hire who decides to teach a lesson to warring factions in a small town. Later remade as LAST MAN STANDING (Bruce Willis, Bruce Dern, 1996 set in 1930s with Chicago gangsters fighting over a small town) and again as Xena TV-series episode Fistful Of Dinars (set in an ancient Mediterranian village)
Sequel finds two gunslingers forming an uneasy alliance in their quest for an outlaw (Volonte). Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef (who uses Klaus Kinski's neck to strike a match), directed by Sergio Leone. Followed by THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (1966), the final chapter of director Sergio Leone's Man With No Name trilogy (about a drifter, an outlaw and a sadistic gunman racing to claim a treasure buried during the Civil War. Van Cleef, Clint and Eli Wallach)
FOUR FACES WEST [TVG]·Western·1948
Fearing their home may be repossessed, rancher (Joel McCrea) succumbs to temptation and robs a bank, leaving an IOU note
THE GENE AUTRY SHOW [TVG]·Western TV-series·1950-54
The adventures of singing cowboy Gene Autry and his sidekick restoring law and order in the old west. 27 min episodes

A look at the life, films and times of the famous singing cowboy and recording artist. Featuring interviews with Autry's family and fans--including Glen Campbell, Roy Clark, and Michael Martin Murphey.
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (1966), see For A Few Dollars More (above)
The final chapter of the Man With No Name trilogy - director Sergio Leone's spaghetti western classic about a drifter, an outlaw and a sadistic gunman racing to claim a treasure buried during the Civil War.
GUNSMOKE [TVPG]·Western·1961
Marshall Matt Dillon (James Arness) attempts to keep the peace in Dodge City. 50 min eps
A warm and informative tribute to legendary silver screen Western hero Hopalong Cassidy, and the man who brought him to life, actor William Boyd. 1.08 min
INTO THE BADLANDS [R]·Fantasy·1991 movie
The character of a bounty hunter links three tales of the unexpected, set in the Old West.
JOE KIDD [PG]·Western·1972·(1:27)
Loner is forced to take sides when a Mexican rebel and a wealthy land baron square off in a small southwestern town. Written by Elmore Leonard, from the director of "The Great Escape." Clint Eastwood.
American gunfighters are hired to protect a small Mexican town from outlaws. Yul Brynner (who reprised this character as a killer robot in Westworld on the condition that he wear the same black cowboy outfit), Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, James Coburn, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn. Remake of Japanese movie THE SEVEN SAMURAI. Followed by RETURN OF THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN. Spoofed by Steve Martin, Chevy Chase and Martin Short in THE THREE AMIGOS as Hollywood actors hired by a Mexican village who think they're real gunfighters to rid them of bandito attacks
A marshal, an Eastern reporter and five ex-convicts rescue widows from Mexican bandits; fourth Magnificent 7 movie stars Lee Van Cleef.
A Union major (Charlton Heston) chases Apaches to Mexico with a condemned Confederate captain and a cavalry of prisoners. Richard Harris, Jim Hutton, James Coburn, Brock Peters, Slim Pickens. Director Sam Peckinpah wanted his name removed from the credits when film was recut before release
THE MARK OF ZORRO [TVPG]·Adventure·1974·(1:14)
The classic story the masked hero of Old California - his father has been replaced as Governor by a corrupt tyrant, so the noble Don Diego Vega plays the coward by day and rides alone at night to defeat the powers of corruption! With Ricardo Montalban.

Bat Masterson teams up with Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp, sixguns blazing. George Montgomery, Nancy Gates, James Griffith. 1.13 min
MAVERICK [TV14]·Comedy·1957·(:50) James Garner, Jack Kelly.
Brothers Bret and Bart Maverick travel across the West, trying to stay out of trouble, avoid manual labor, and make lots of money playing cards in this unique series. Some with Roger Moore as an English cousin.

Director John Huston's contemporary western drama finds three cowboys out to corral wild mustangs to sell for dog food, only to have their plans altered by a beautiful, sensitive divorcee. The final film for both Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable (she hated it)
Secret Service agents James T. West (Robert Conrad) and Artemis Gordon tangle with a crazy megalomaniac played by Jonathan Winters (Commissioner Weston in The Shadow)
THE MOUNTAIN MEN [R]·Western·1980·(1:40)
Two old-time Wyoming fur trappers try to protect a runaway Indian from her angry ex-mate.
MY NAME IS NOBODY [PG, comedy]·1974
A legendary western outlaw's (Henry Fonda) retirement is derailed when an admirer (Terence Hill) contrives to have him battle an army of bad men before taking his leave to Europe. Produced by Sergio Leone, filmed in US & Spain
MY PAL TRIGGER [TVG]·Western·1946·(1:19)
Roy Rogers personal favorite movie tells the story of how he acquired his golden palomino

NEVADA (TVG) Western 1944 (1:02)
A young Robert Mitchum stars in this remake of a 1935 Zane Grey story as cowboy Nevada Jim who starts to get gold fever and ends up mopping up a gang of outlaws. Anne Jeffreys.
ONE MORE TRAIN TO ROB [PG]·Western·1971·(1:48)
George Peppard seeks Western justice against the outlaw partner who sent him to jail. Diana Muldaur, John Vernon.
THE OUTLAWS IS COMING [TVPG]·Comedy·1965·(1:28)
The Three Stooges head west and become involved with famous western legends including Annie Oakley, Billy the Kid, Wild Bill Hickok and the Dalton Gang. Co-starring Adam West (TVs Batman)
Clint Eastwood and Lee Marvin play frontier prospectors who are both married to Jean Seberg in this 1969 musical western. Yes, Clint & Lee both sing in it!
PHANTOM RUSTLERS (The Roy Rogers Show)
THE QUEST [TVPG]·1976 TV-movie
Two brothers search the Old West for their sister, kidnapped by Indians. Co-starring Brian Keith and Keenan Wynn. No relation to 1986 Australian monster movie or 1996 Jean-Claude Van Damme martial arts movie of same name.
THE RETURN OF SAM McCLOUD [TVPG]·Crime·1989·(1:34)
Dennis Weaver's TV-series hero from New Mexico is now a U.S. Senator on the trail of a greedy entrepreneur.
THE RIFLEMAN [TVPG]·Western TV-series·1957·(:26)
An action-packed Western with Chuck Connors as a two-fisted rancher raising his son in 1880s New Mexico.

The westerns of maverick American director Sam Peckinpah (The Wild Bunch) are explored by an all-star Hollywood lineup in this Encore Westerns original documentary. With Billy Bob Thornton, Benicio Del Toro, Kris Kristofferson, Roger Ebert.
An embittered veteran who returns to Texas after the Civil War discovers that Comanche Indians have killed his family and kidnapped his nieces, so sets out to find his remaining niece, enduring a five-year search for her. John Wayne
Louis L'Amour's above-average tale of two Civil War veterans on the trail of a woman kidnapped to Mexico. Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Ben Johnson, Katheron Ross, Harry Carey Jr. Sequel to THE SACKETTS. Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen (McLintock!, "Chisum").
SHOWDOWN AT BOOT HILL [TVPG]·Western·1958·(1:12)
A bounty hunter must regain the respect of the townspeople.
THE STORM RIDER [TVPG]·Western·1957·(1:10)
Agent for Cattle Association lines up with small ranchers, who are being victimized, and leads them on a fence-cutting expedition.
A stranger (James Garner) tames an Old West boomtown and woos the mayor's daughter on his way to Australia. Directed by Burt Kennedy. Followed by sequel:
A con man and his partner profit from mistaken identity in the mining town of Purgatory. James Garner. Directed by Burt Kennedy.
Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell of Big Trouble In Little China), his brothers and Doc Holliday take on the Clanton gang in this action-packed, realistic account of the 1881 gunfight at the OK Corral. Val Kilmer, Powers Booth, Dan Delany, Sam Elliott, Terry O'Quinn, Bill Paxton, Jason Priestley, Billy Zane, Harry Carey Jr., narrated by Robert Mitchum. Look for Billy Bob Thornton, Thomas Haden Church, Charleton Heston. Billy Claiborne is played by actor Wyatt Earp (Earp's real-life 5th cousin)
UNFORGIVEN [R]·Drama·1992·(2:11)
An old gunslinger (Clint), his ex-partner and a quick-draw kid go bounty hunting in a town called Big Whiskey. Oscars for best picture, director Clint Eastwood, best supporting actor Gene Hackman
THE UNFORGIVEN [TVPG]·Western·1960·(2:01)
The local Kiowa tribe claims that young Rachel Zachary is not white, but a Native American stolen years before in a raid, a revelation that tears her family apart and leads to an all-out battle. Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn. Directed by John Huston
UNTAMED BREED [TVG]·Comedy·1948·(1:19)
Ranchers buy a Brahma bull to improve their exhausted cattle strain.
The Virginian (Joel MacCrea), big and awkward, finds delight in a gay Eastern gal who turns from him when Western justice demands he hang his pal for rustling. Brian Donlevy, Sonny Tufts. Joel MacCrea later starred in the radio series Tales Of The Texas Rangers
WANDA NEVADA [PG]·Romance·1979
A New West gambler wins an orphan in a poker game and takes her along on slow-paced Grand Canyon gold prospecting. Henry Fonda, Peter Fonda, Brooke Shields; directed by Peter.
WAGONS EAST [PG13]·Comedy·1994·(1:48)
A bungling wagonmaster (John Candy) leads a contingent of pioneers that wants to turn around and go home. Candy's final 2 films were this and Canadian Bacon
THE WHITE BUFFALO [PG]·1977·(1:37)
After a fever dream, Wild Bill Hickcock teams up with Crazy Horse to hunt down a legendary white buffalo. Co-starring Kim Novak, Will Sampson, Clint Walker and Slim Pickens
3:10 TO YUMA [TVPG]·1957·(1:32)
A farmer (Van Heflin) captures a wanted outlaw (Glenn Ford), and has to hold him until the train arrives to collect his $200 reward - but the bad man cooly offers $10,000 to anyone who frees him, setting up a gripping waiting game. Henry Jones, Richard Jaeckel; themesong by Frankie Laine. A tensely classic western

4 (four) FOR TEXAS [TVPG]·Comedy·1963·(1:55)
The Rat Pack goes to Texas as Old Blue Eyes and Dino (Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin) play rival gamblers in a slapstick, double-entendre driven Old West comedy. With Anita Ekberg, Ursula Andress, Charles Bronson and the Three Stooges!
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