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The Great Western Pictures II
     

The Great Western Pictures II

by Michael R. Pitts, James Robert Parish
 

The second volume in The Great Western Pictures series covers some 400 Westerns, from the classics to the bottom of the barrel. The new book includes titles released since 1976 and adds many films from earlier decades not included in the base volume. In addition to feature films, the book includes the Western as presented in serials, TV movies, and foreign films;

Overview

The second volume in The Great Western Pictures series covers some 400 Westerns, from the classics to the bottom of the barrel. The new book includes titles released since 1976 and adds many films from earlier decades not included in the base volume. In addition to feature films, the book includes the Western as presented in serials, TV movies, and foreign films; unlike the first book, this one takes an in-depth look at many features from the "B" Western genre.

Editorial Reviews

Film Review Annual
...especially useful for those in search of information on the lesser-known films.
Weekly Variety
...useful...
Movie Collector's World Leon Smith
...a quality production that the fans of Western films as well as students of this form of the motion picture entertainment will find interesting.
Indianapolis News Grady Franklin
...an excellent source book for western fans and movie historians...a very beautiful book...outstanding example of the correct way to print still photos.
Chooice T. Samore
...excellent...Libraries that own Parish and Pitts's earlier compilation should acquire this one.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810821064
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/1988
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Michael R. Pitts (MA, journalism), a freelance writer, has written many books on entertainment, including Kate Smith: A Bio-Bibliography, Famous Movie Detectives, Horror Film Stars, Hollywood and American History, Hollywood on Record: The Film Stars' Discography, The Bible on Film, and Western Movies. He has published extensively in cinema magazines and writes columns on record collecting for The Big Reel and Classic Images. James Robert Parish, a direct maketing executive, has published 75 books, including The RKO Gals, Hollywood's Great Love Teams, Actors' TV Credits, The Elvis Presley Scrapbook, Liza!, The Great Movie Series, The MGM Stock Company, Hollywood on Hollywood, and The Funsters.

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