The Shoot-Em-Ups Ride Again: A Supplement to Shoot-Em-Ups

The Shoot-Em-Ups Ride Again: A Supplement to Shoot-Em-Ups

by Buck Rainey, Michael Pitts, Les Adams, Boyd Magers, Bill McDowell
     
 

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The approximately 20,000 cast listings in this supplement, combined with the many thousands in the original volume, will give readers the most complete record of Western film credits ever compiled. Rainey includes 80 Westerns released from 1978 to mid-1988; nearly 500 Westerns released from 1928 to 1978 but not included in Shoot-Em-Ups; 133 Westerns made in Europe;

Overview

The approximately 20,000 cast listings in this supplement, combined with the many thousands in the original volume, will give readers the most complete record of Western film credits ever compiled. Rainey includes 80 Westerns released from 1978 to mid-1988; nearly 500 Westerns released from 1928 to 1978 but not included in Shoot-Em-Ups; 133 Westerns made in Europe; additional credits on over 1,500 films appearing in Shoot-Em-Ups; all Western TV series since 1948; and Western telefilms (non-series, feature length).

Editorial Reviews

American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
...carefully constructed...
Classic Images
...a book with tremendous research value, and one that no western film buff will want to be without.
Wilson Library Bulletin
...for its comprehensiveness and straightforward roundup of westerns, none...can hold a candle to the team of Shoot-Em-Ups and its supplement.
American Reference Books Annual
...carefully constructed...
Westerns and Serials
...the Shoot-Em-Ups set is certainly now the ultimate reference source for information on western movies.
The Big Reel
Like the original volume, this book provides a wealth of information on western movies, making the two books combined the best reference sources for cast and credits on the genre in the sound era.
Booknews
A supplement to the popular reference guide to Westerns of the sound era first published in 1978 (reprinted by Scarecrow in 1985). It covers Westerns released from 1978 to mid-1988, chronicling over 80 films and discussing the significant ones; Westerns released from 1928 to 1978 but not included in Shoot-em-ups; complete credits for 133 Westerns made in Europe, only listed in the first volume; additional credits on over 1,500 films appearing in Shoot-em-ups; all Western TV series since 1948, discussing the 35 most popular ones; and Western telefilms. Heavily illustrated. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810821323
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Pages:
319
Product dimensions:
8.81(w) x 11.24(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Buck Rainey is a college professor whose real love is movies. He has published The Saga of Buck Jones, The Fabulous Holts, The Cowboy: Six-Shooters, Songs, and Sex, Saddle Aces of the Cinema, Heroes of the Range, and The Life and Films of Buck Jones: The Silent Era.

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