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i miss westerns like tom horn what happen to them all?

Discussion in 'Rifles' started by saiga308, Apr 5, 2020.

  1. baboon

    baboon TGT Addict

    Dead Man With Johnny Depp is another western no one has mentioned.

  2. PinnedandRecessed

    PinnedandRecessed Allegedly TGT Supporter

    Feb 11, 2019
    Hays County
    Personal favorites by actor: in no particular order:
    Rooster Cogburn - John Wayne
    The Outlaw Josey Wales - Clint Eastwood
    Quigley Down Under - Tom Selleck

    Good westerns I haven't seen posted by others yet:
    High Plains Drifter
    Two Mules for Sister Sara
    Legends of the Fall (set in the early 1900's but close enough...and holy f%$k I hate that brother jumping crazy bitch)
    Dances with Wolves
    Young Guns 1 & 2
    The Man from Snowy River (no guns but still pretty good)
    Back To The Future: Part III (kind of)
  3. jrbfishn

    jrbfishn TGT Addict

    Aug 9, 2013
    south of killeen
    Open Range
    Outlaw Josie Wales

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  4. Maverick44

    Maverick44 Certified All-American Gun Nut

    I can't disagree with you. What's odd is, it's also more like classic Star Wars than the sequel films could ever have hoped to be.
  5. Maverick44

    Maverick44 Certified All-American Gun Nut

    Dances with Wolves was really good. I enjoyed the Shootist too. The Tombstone with Kurt Russel and Val Kilmer was really good too. Quigly Down Under REALLY made me want that Sharps.

    I watch a lot of Gunsmoke, and Maverick too whenever I see it on (I bet you would never have guessed that one).
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  6. baboon

    baboon TGT Addict

    The Shootist is the best work John Wayne ever did.
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  7. Moonpie

    Moonpie U.S. Rifle M1 caliber .30 Lifetime Member

    The Searchers
    She wore a yellow ribbon
    Ride the high country
    The Big Country
    The Sacketts
    Rancho Deluxe
    Will Penny
  8. oldag

    oldag TGT Addict

    Feb 19, 2015
    A number of the old actors served in WW2, a number of them seeing combat.

    Jimmy Stewart flew a good number of combat missions in bombers, for instance.

    Kirk Douglas. Jason Robards. Paul Newman. Steve McQueen. Henry Fonda. Charles Bronson. James Arness. Ernest Borgnine

    Hollywood was different in those days.
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  9. Mowingmaniac 24/7

    Mowingmaniac 24/7 TGT Addict

    Nov 7, 2015
    Allen Hale Jr. of "Gilligans Island" fame had quite a vet record for serving WW2
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  10. General Zod

    General Zod TGT Addict

    Sep 29, 2012
    Kaufman County
    Jimmy Stewart was a B-17 instructor pilot stateside, then became a B-24 bomber pilot and commander of the 703rd Bomb Squadron when it shipped out to England during WWII. He was later promoted to Major and took command of the entire 445th Bomb Group. He flew at least 20 combat missions with his squadron, including one where his bomber took a direct hit forward of the bomb bays, but the flak shell didn't explode. On landing, the aircraft broke apart at the impact point, but the entire crew got out safely. Surveying the scene, Maj. Stewart remarked to an NCO "Sergeant, somebody sure could get hurt in one of those damned things...". He later became operations officer of the larger 453rd Bomb Group and continued to fly combat missions, this time in B-17s.

    He remained in the Air Force Reserves after the war and retired in 1968 as a Brigadier General, with experience flying B-47s and B-52s. His final combat sortie was over North Vietnam as an observer in a B-52.

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