Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter is a low-budget western/horror hybrid film filmed in 1966, in which a fictionalized version of the real-life western outlaw Jesse James encounters the fictional granddaughter (the movie’s title notwithstanding) of the famous Dr. Frankenstein. The film was originally released as part of a double feature with Billy the Kid vs. […]
Little Big Man is a 1970 American Western film directed by Arthur Penn and based on the 1964 comic novel by Thomas Berger. It is a picaresque comedy about a Caucasian boy raised by the Cheyenne nation during the 19th century. The film is largely concerned with contrasting the lives of American pioneers and Native […]
There Was a Crooked Man… is a 1970 western comedy starring Kirk Douglas and Henry Fonda and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. The film follows Paris Pitman (Douglas), a charismatic criminal who ends up in jail, and his attempts to escape the prison of warden Lopeman (Fonda). The cast includes Warren Oates, Hume Cronyn, Burgess […]
El Topo (The Mole) is a 1970 Spanish language allegorical, cult western movie and underground film, directed by and starring Alejandro Jodorowsky. Characterized by its bizarre characters and occurrences, use of maimed and dwarf performers, and heavy doses of Christian symbolism and Eastern philosophy, the film is about the eponymous character – a violent, black-clad […]
The Lineup, directed by Don Siegel in 1958 is the big screen version of the police series that ran on CBS radio in the early 1950′s and on CBS television from 1954 to 1960. This production has many scenes shot on location in San Francisco, including shots of the Embarcadero Freeway and the Sutro Baths […]
Curse of Demon Mountain (1977), also known as “The Shadow of Chikara”. A story about Confederate veterans of the last battle of the Civil War set out to find a hidden treasure: diamonds hidden in a cave. However, the soldiers find they are being followed by a mysterious hunter who may have a connection to […]
China 9, Liberty 37 is an Italian-Spanish 1978 western film directed by Monte Hellman, starring Warren Oates, Jenny Agutter, and Fabio Testi. The film was shot in locations in Spain and Italy by cinematographer Giuseppe Rotunno. Pino Donaggio composed the musical score. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5umiNHkZ5xI&feature=fvwrel
Duel at Diablo is a 1966 western film starring James Garner and Sidney Poitier. Based on Marvin H. Albert’s novel Apache Rising, the film was written by Albert and Michael M. Grilikhes and directed by Ralph Nelson. The supporting cast includes Bibi Andersson, Bill Travers, and Dennis Weaver. The movie was shot on location amidst […]
The Gun and the Pulpit is a 1974 American television film directed by Daniel Petrie. Directed by Daniel Petrie. With Marjoe Gortner, Slim Pickens, David Huddleston, Geoffrey Lewis.
Santa Fe Trail is a 1940 western film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. The film actually has nothing to do with its namesake, the famed Santa Fe Trail except that the trail started in Missouri. Instead, it follows the life of J.E.B. Stuart, a cavalry commander and future […]
Gone with the West is a 1975 American film directed by Bernard Girard. This flick is also known as Little Moon & Jud McGraw in Australia and Little Moon and Jud McGraw on an American reissued version.
A pancho-clad, cigar-chewing, mysterious ‘Man with No Name’ rides into a small frontier town which is embroiled in a struggle for power between two families. Starring Clint Eastwood.