1950 to 1959

 

Interesting depiction of relations with the Indians in the frontier West focuses on the relationship between cavalry scout Stewart and Apache chief Cochise (Chandler). The scout’s attempts to head off an Indian war are complicated by his love affair with an Indian woman.  Click here to read on…… 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A mounting sense of dread and inevitability hangs over Fred Zinnemann’s grim, downbeat Western classic High Noon, a black-and-white anti-spectacle about an aging lawman who receives a series of nasty shocks on the day he tries to hang up his gunbelt and begin a new life.   Click here to read more in the Decent Films Guide….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Synopsis: Set in Texas during the late 1860s, Rio Bravo is a story of men (and women) and a town under siege. Presidio County Sheriff John T. Chance (John Wayne) is holding Joe Burdette (Claude Akins), a worthless, drunken thug, for the murder of an unarmed man in a fight in a saloon — the problem is that Joe is the brother of wealthy land baron Nathan Burdette (John Russell), who owns a big chunk of the county and can buy all the hired guns he doesn’t already have working for him. Burdette’s men cut the … Full Synopsis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A marshal nicknamed “The Hangman” because of his track record in hunting down and capturing wanted criminals traces a robbery suspect to a small town…See full summary in IMDb»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two men are released from the Arizona Territorial Prison at Yuma in 1898. One, the Dutchman, is out…See full summary in IMDb»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.  Read more in IMDb…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When his ward seeks protection with rival cattleman John Stewart, embittered, jealous rancher Wick Campbell hires ten outlaws to help him seize power in the territory.  Read more in IMDb….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two brothers who are not the best friends because they were fighting on different sides during the Civil War have to cooperate in order to defend themselves against an attack of indians.  Read more in IMDb…

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 thoughts on “1950 to 1959”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top