Western Film Series of the Sound Era

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About the Book The western genre touched on ideals of honor, conquest, and freedom of spirit, and its stories packed cinemas of the early sound era. This volume covers 30 western ... film series produced from the mid 1930s to the early 1950s. Included are such long-running series as Hopalong Cassidy, The Durango Kid and The Three Mesquiteers as well as those that had moderate or brief runs like The Singing Cowgirl and The Texas Rangers. Major genre stars like John Wayne, Ken Maynard, Tim McCoy, Buck Jones and Johnny Mack Brown headlined the popular Saturday matinee fare. The book contains a plot synopsis and analysis of each series’ place in cinema history, many photographs and illustrations and a detailed filmography. Read more Show Less

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About the Book The western genre touched on ideals of honor, conquest, and freedom of spirit, and its stories packed cinemas of the early sound era. This volume covers 30 western ... film series produced from the mid 1930s to the early 1950s. Included are such long-running series as Hopalong Cassidy, The Durango Kid and The Three Mesquiteers as well as those that had moderate or brief runs like The Singing Cowgirl and The Texas Rangers. Major genre stars like John Wayne, Ken Maynard, Tim McCoy, Buck Jones and Johnny Mack Brown headlined the popular Saturday matinee fare. The book contains a plot synopsis and analysis of each series’ place in cinema history, many photographs and illustrations and a detailed filmography. Read more Show Less

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The western genre touched on ideals of honor, conquest, and freedom of spirit, and its stories packed cinemas of the early sound era. This volume covers 30 western film series produced from the mid-1930s to the early 1950s. Included are such long-running series as Hopalong Cassidy, The Durango Kid and The Three Mesquiteers as well as those that had moderate or brief runs like The Singing Cowgirl and The Texas Rangers. Major genre stars like John Wayne, Ken Maynard, Tim McCoy, Buck Jones and Johnny Mack Brown headlined the popular Saturday matinee fare. The book contains a plot synopsis and analysis of each series' place in cinema history, many photographs and illustrations and a detailed filmography.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786435296
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/17/2008
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

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Michael R. Pitts has authored or coauthored several dozen books on entertainment. He lives in Chesterfield, Indiana.

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Table of Contents

Billy Carson 3

Billy the Kid 21

Cheyenne Harry 34

The Cisco Kid 43

Dr. Monroe 64

The Durango Kid 68

Frontier Marshals 113

Hopalong Cassidy 118

The Irish Cowboys 175

John Paul Revere 180

Lightning Bill Carson 183

The Lone Ranger 190

The Lone Rider 208

Nevada Jack McKenzie 219

The Range Busters 232

Ranger Bob Allen 254

Red Ryder 259

Renfrew of the Royal Mounted 284

The Rough Riders 290

Rough Ridin' Kids 300

Royal Canadian Mounted Police 303

The Singing Cowgirl 320

The Texas Rangers 322

The Three Mesquiteers 340

The Trail Blazers 384

Wild Bill Elliott 391

Wild Bill Hickok 399

Wild Bill Saunders 412

Winnetou 415

Zorro 429

Bibliography 457

Index 459

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  • Posted May 3, 2009

    A book B-Western fans will enjoy

    An invaluale and easy to read reference book for those who love the old B-Westerns of Hopalong Cassidy, Wild Bill Elliott and the Three Mesquiteers, among others.
    Now, Mr. Pitts has to write a sequel covering the movies of Allan "Rocky" Lane, Don "Red" Barry, Buck Jones, Tim McCoy and Sunset Carson among others.

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