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Monday, April 12, 2021

SIX-GUN JUSTICE EPISODE #32—DUSTY TRAILS—SHOW NOTES

SIX-GUN JUSTICE EPISODE #32
DUSTY TRAILS
SHOW NOTES 
0:23—Welcome and Announcements
 
1:05—A few words about today's Dusty Trails episode
 
1:45—Electronic comics and the Hoopla app. Bouncer western comics with art by François Boucq and story by Alejandro Jodorowsky .
 
3:58—Acid Western comics and movies

5:46—Be warned, Bouncer is graphic, gory stuff, but the story is compelling. Complete with a character named AxHead

6:55—A fabulous new western by G. Wayne Tillman: Ghost Posse

8:47—And Now the Main Feature—Dusty Trails!

9:20—The Big Trail with John Wayne
 
10:25—1931s Fighting Caravans with Gary Cooper and later 1934's remake with Randolph Scott starring in Wagon Wheels
 
11:35—1940's Kit Carson with John Hall
 
12:00—And here are a few movies about pioneering Mormons
 
13:00—Let's talk Santa Fe Trail, which begins in in Arrow Rock, Missouri through 900 miles of untamed wilderness
 
13:35—Santa Fe Passage, a short story from Esquire, by Clay Fisher (a.k.a. Henry Wilson Heck Allen) and the movie from 1955 of the same name.
 
16:46—Another book called Santa Fe Passage, this one written by Jon R. Bauman from 2007
 
17:40—Death Comes for the Archbishop (1927) by Willa Cather
 
18:50—The 24-book Wagons West series by Dana Fuller Ross (pseudonym of Noel Bertram Gerson)
 
19:42—Bend of the River (1952) with James Stewart directed by the under-rated Anthony Mann
 
21:04—Meek's Cutoff (2010) revealing the strength of the female pioneers...it's not lighthearted entertainment and features a frustratingly ambiguous ending.
 
23:00—Ralph Compton and the cattle drive (or sometime a horse drive) as a backdrop
 
24:16—Red River (1948) with John Wayne and directed by Howard Hawkes—it starts as a wagon train movie and ends up as a cattle drive movie
 
25:03—The must-see The Cowboys (1972) with John Wayne in this brilliant coming-of-age movies.
 
26:10—The Culpepper Cattle Company (1972) an unflinching portrayal of life on the trail. An overlooked gem.
 
27:22—City Slickers (1991) a trail ride comedy with Billy Crystal and Jack Palance...and Paul talks his own cattle drive.
 
28:20—The television miniseries Lonesome Dove one of the most beloved cattle drive stories of all time. And St. Elmo's Fire...? Yikes!
 
32:35—Chuck Wagon Bell!!! Followed by Shootouts and Shoutouts!!

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