This documentary traces the history of the B-Western from it's silent movie origins to its demise in the early 1950s. The film contains a large number of scenes from early silents and seldom seen films, as well as old photographs of the stars and one-sheet advertisements for lost films. Written by
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The Great American West before the turn of the century, or more specifically, the Great American West as Hollywood portrayed it in hundreds of films, will forever be indelibly etched in our minds. The Saturday matinee shoot-em-ups represented the innocent fun in a bygone era when everyone went to the movies and most of those who went loved Westerns, especially those early B-Westerns that Hollywood cranked out by the hundreds. Today names like Bronco Billy Anderson, William S. Hart,...
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