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Western  Authors

"[Your site] most definitely is the premier and most comprehensive listing of Western Authors in all of the World Wide Web."
Western author Charlie Steel (2014)

Edward Abbey [1927-89] Page

Max Brand [1892-1944] Page

Loren D. Estleman Westerns Page

Max Evans Page

Tony Hillerman [1925-2008] Page

Louis L'Amour [1908-88] Page

Karl Friedrich May [1842-1912] Page

Michael McGarrity Page

Larry McMurtry Page

Eugene Manlove Rhodes [1869-1934] Page

Zane Grey [1872-1939] Pages
Bio/Profile    ★    Major Novels    ★    Other Books (novels, stories, sports & fishing)
Silent Movies    ★    Sound Movies & TV    ★    Audio Tapes & eBooks & Kindle Editions
Zane Grey's 'Lassiter' Books Page

Other Western Authors Pages

Western Writers of America
Directory of Western Authors website
Women Writing The West Conference [Oct 2012 = #18] in Albuquerque, NM


Western  Legends

Famous Gunfighters of the Western Frontier book by W.B. (Bat) Masterson  "Famous Gunfighters of The Western Frontier: Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Luke Short and Others" [magazine serial 1907, book 1957]
by W.B. (Bat) Masterson [1853-1921]

Slim volume: 112 pages in paper, 102 on Kindle; chapters/subjects are: Wyatt Earp, 'Doc' Holliday, Luke Short, Ben Thompson, and Bill Tilghman
Kindle Edition from MonkeyBone Publns [8/2013] for $2.99
Dover Publns 8½x5½ pb [3/2009] for $6.26 - with a section of photographs
The Lawmen in Kindle format from Stagecoach Publng  "The Lawmen" for Kindle [2011] by Alton Pryor
Kindle Edition from Stagecoach Publng [3/2011] for $4.99
29 chapters/articles about Burton Alvord, Elfego Baca, Judge Roy Bean, Henry Newton Brown, Henry Bull-Head, The Colt Revolver, Frank M. Dependener, Wyatt Earp, Pat Garrett, Sam Gay, 'Wild Bill' Hickok, John 'Doc' Holliday, Fred Lambert, The Los Angeles Rangers, Chris Madsen, 'Bat' Masterson, Mysterious Dave Mather, Joseph Lafayette Meek, Henry Morse, Burt Mossman, Commodore Perry Owens, Judge Isaac C. Parker, Allan Pinkerton, Henry Plummer, Bass Reeves, John Horton Slaughter, 'Bear River' Tom Smith, Bill Tilghman, and Big Dave Updyke
★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
Elfego Baca [1865-1945] Page

★           ★

Calamity Jane {real name Martha Jane Cannary} [1852-1903]
Cowgirls site
http://www.amazon.com/Calamitys-Wake-Novel-Natalee-Caple/dp/1620401851/

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
Christopher Houston 'Kit' Carson [1809-68] Page

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
Wm. F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody [1846-1917] Page

★           ★

Death Valley Scotty

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
Wyatt Earp [1848-1929] Page

★           ★

John C. Frιmont [1813-90]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_C._Fr%C3%A9mont

★           ★

Sheriff Pat Garrett [1850-1908]

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok [1837-76] Page

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
John Henry 'Doc' Holliday [1851-87] Page

★           ★

Tom Horn [1860-1903]: Wikipedia
filmography for 'Tom Horn' character at IMDb

"Fort Utah" [1967] starring John Ireland
"Mr. Horn" [1979 TV movie] starring David Carradine
"Tom Horn" [1980] starring Steve McQueen
"Cowboys & Outlaws: Frontier Hitman" [History Channel Dec 2009]
http://www.amazon.com/Life-Tom-Horn-Government-Interpreter/dp/0548151229/
http://www.amazon.com/Saga-Tom-Horn-Story-Cattlemens/dp/0803277679/
http://www.amazon.com/I-Tom-Horn-Will-Henry/dp/0803272839/
http://www.amazon.com/Tom-Horn-History-Murderous-Detective/dp/0931271592/
Chip Carlson's Tom Horn booksite
"Tom Horn In Life & Legend" [] by Larry Ball

★           ★

John Flint Kidder [1830-1901]
.N.C.N.G.R.R. Superintendent 1874-1884; N.C.N.G.R.R. President 1884-1901
The Nevada County Narrow Guage Railroad was the only railroad in the West
that was never robbed, even though it transported gold from the hardrock mines.

American Railroads / Nevada County Narrow Guage R.R. Section at Spirit of America Bookstore
Nevada County Narrow Guage Project {On3 display} in Grass Valley, CA

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson [1856-1921] Page

★           ★

Joaquin Murietta [1829?-1853?]

"The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murrieta" [1854 dime novel]
by John Rollin Ridge /0806114290/ & /1591080002/
"The Robin Hood of El Dorado" [Coward-McCann, 1932] by Walter Noble Burns
"The Robin Hood of El Dorado" feature film [1936] by William A. Wellman
"The truth About Murietta: Anecdotes & Facts Related By Those Who Knew Him
and Disbelieve His Capture" [1938] by James Charles Cunningham
"Splendor and Death of Joaquin Murieta" [1972] by Pablo Neruda, Translation by Ben Belitt
"Joaquin Murietta, Hero" [1956] by William Chapman Shipley
"Joaquνn Murrieta and His Horse Gangs" [1980] by historian Frank Latta /1892622068/
"Searching For Joaquin" [2003] by Bruce Thorton /1893554562/

★           ★

Annie Oakley [1860-1926]
books • videos/DVDs • IMDb

★           ★

Pecos Bill

★           ★

Bill Pickett [1862-1932]

★           ★

Charles A. 'Charlie' Siringo [1855-1928]

History of Billy the Kid by Charles A. Siringo  "History of Billy The Kid" [1920]
by Charles A. Siringo

Kessinger Publng 9x6 pb [7/2009] for $16.34
Kessinger Publng 9x6 hardcover [7/2009] for $27.32
Univ NM Press pb [4/2000] out of print/used
Floor of Heaven book about Charlie Siringo by Howard Blum  "The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of The Last Frontier and The Yukon Gold Rush" [2011] by Howard Blum
Non-fiction tale of the Pinkerton detective sent to the Yukon in 1897 to solve the robbery of a fortune in heavy gold bars from George Carmack, whose early discovery of gold started the Yukon Gold Rush. Screen rights bought by Fox 2000 and Chernin Ent. in March 2011.
Crown/Random House hardcover [4/2011] for $15.49
★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
James L. 'Whispering' Smith [18??-1914] Page

★           ★

lawman Bill Tilghman [1854-1924]
books • videos/DVDs • IMDb • Wikipedia

"Passing of The Oklahoma Outlaws" [1915 silent short] by Bill Tilghman

"Cattle Annie and Little Britches" feature [1981] starring Rod Steiger as lawman Bill Tilghman

"You Know My Name" TV movie [1999]
dramatization of lawman Bill Tilghman's life and final days in Cromwell, Oklahoma; based on Matt Braun's novel "One Last Town";
actor Sam Elliott produced the film and starred as Tilghman

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
'El Zorro' Page


The  Bad  Guys

Triggernometry Gallery of Gunfighters 1945 book by Eugene Cunningham  "Triggernometry: A Gallery of Gunfighters" [1934] by Eugene Cunningham,
Foreword by Eugene Manlove Rhodes, Introduction by Joseph G. Rosa

Chapters/subjects include: Sam Bass, 'Billy The Kid' Bonney, 'Billy' Breakenridge, Butch Cassidy, General Lee Christmas, 'Long-haired Jim' Courtright, 'Jim' Gillette, John Wesley Hardin, 'Wild Bill' Hickok, Tom Horn, Ranger Captain John R. Hughes, Bill Longley, Ranger Captain Bill McDonald, Bass Outlaw, John Slaughter, Dallas Stoudenmire, and Ben Thompson
Univ Oklahoma Press 8½x5½ 2nd edition pb [3/96] for $19.67
Barnes & Noble Books 9x6¼ hardcover [1996] out of print/used
Caxton Printers 9x6¼ hardcover [1945] out of print/used
Caxton Printers 9¼x6½ hardcover [4/1941] out of print/used
Encyclopedia of Western Gunfighters book by Bill O'Neal  
"Encyclopedia of Western Gunfighters" [1979]
by Bill O'Neal

Univ of OK Press 9¼x6 pb [3/91] for $14.27
Univ of OK Press hardcover [6/79] out of stock/used

http://www.amazon.com/Deadly-Dozen-Forgotten-Gunfighters-West/dp/0806140763/

★           ★

gunfighter {Robert} Clay Allison [1840-87]

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
Billy The Kid [1860-81] Page

★           ★

Black Bart {real name Charles E. Boles} [1830-1917]

★           ★

outlaws Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid

★           ★

outlaw John Wesley Hardin [1853-95]
books • videos/DVDs • IMDb

"The Lawless Breed" [Universal Jan 1953]
Directed by Raoul Walsh; based on the life of John Wesley Hardin 'as written by himself'; starring Rock Hudson, Julie Adams,
Mary Castle, John McIntire, Hugh O'Brian, Dennis Weaver, Forrest Lewis & Lee Van Cleef; full credits from IMDb

★           ★

outlaw Jesse James [1847-82]
books • videos/DVDs • character credits at IMDb

Redemption of Jesse James Western novel by Preston Lewis   "The Redemption of Jesse James: The Memoirs of H. H. Lomax" [1995]
by Preston Lewis

A fictional account of the life & crimes of outlaw Jesse James, from the viewpoint of H.H. Lomax, who is either an eye-witness or a really good liar (or both).
Random House/Domain mass pb [8/95] out of print/used

http://www.amazon.com/Death-legend-Will-Henry/dp/B0006ATTBA/

"Jesse James and The Movies" [5/2011] by Johnny D. Boggs
http://www.amazon.com/Jesse-James-Movies-Johnny-Boggs/dp/0786447885/

http://www.amazon.com/Shot-All-Hell-Northfield-Greatest/dp/0061989479/

★           ★

bandit Thomas Edward 'Black Jack' Ketcham [1863-1901]

★           ★

Harvey Alexander 'Kid Curry' Logan [1867-1904], member of the Wild Bunch

★           ★

gunfighter 'Wild Bill' Longley [1851-78]

★           ★

gunfighter Johnny Ringo [1850-1892]


Movie / TV / Radio
Heroes  &  Actors

Old Time Radio Catalog [est. 1999] sells hundreds of episodes
of Western-themed radio programs on CDs, including "The Cisco Kid" [1942-58],
"Death Valley Days" [1930-51], "Gunsmoke" [1952-61], "Have Gun Will Travel" [1958-60],
"Tom Mix" [1941-50], "Roy Rogers" [1944-55], "Red Ryder" [1942-51],
"Sky King" [1946-54], "Tales of The Texas Rangers" [1950-52], and "Wild Bill Hickok" [1951-56]

They Went Thataway book by James Horwitz  "They Went Thataway: From Tom Mix To Tonto - The Cowboy Movies & The Men Who Made Them - Where Are They Now?" [1976]
by James Horwitz

A fan from 'the front row' tracked down then-living cowboy matinee & TV stars for interviews - Gene Autry, Sunset Carson, Russell Hayden, Tim McCoy, Joel McCrea, Charles Starrett, Duncan Renaldo {"The Cisco Kid"}, and singing cowboy Jimmy Wakeley - plus material on silent star 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, William Boyd {"Hopalong Cassidy"}, silent star William S. Hart, Ken Maynard, silent star Tom Mix & silent star Fred Thomson
Ballantine Books mass pb [12/77] out of print/used
E.P. Dutton / Bookthrift hardcover [10/76] out of print/many used

video version of "Hoppy, Gene & Me" [1974?] sung by Roy Rogers
watch/listen [2:42] for free at YouTube

★           ★

singing cowboy Gene Autry [1907-98]  Gene Autry's horse: Champion
browse Gene Autry on DVD • browse music • posters • official website • ref="http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0000810/" target="_blank">IMDb listing • Wikipedia

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
Hopalong Cassidy Page

★           ★

cowboy star Hoot Gibson [1892-1962] Page  Hoot Gibson's horses: Starlight & Goldie

★           ★

silent movie cowboy star
William S. Hart [1864-1946] Page
  William S. Hart's horse: Fritz

★           ★

Tim Holt [1918-73]
browse Tim Holt on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
The Lone Ranger & Tonto Page

★           ★

movie & TV cowboy star
Tim McCoy [1891-1978] Page

★           ★

silent movie cowboy star
Tom Mix [1880-1940] Page
  Tom Mix's horse: Old Blue  Tom Mix's horse: Tony  Tom Mix's horse: Tony Jr.

★           ★

singing cowboy Roy Rogers [1911-98]  Roy Rogers's horse: Trigger
Roy Rogers made 88 feature films and 104 half-hour TV shows
browse Roy Rogers on DVD • books • browse music • posters
IMDb listing • Wikipedia

official website
'Happy Trails' theme song {55 sec.} by Roy & chorus
Happy Trails Children's Foundation [est. 1982] of Apple Valley, California

"Roy Rogers" radio program [1944-55] 22 episodes on CD

video version of "Hoppy, Gene & Me" [1974?] sung by Roy Rogers
watch/listen [2:42] for free at YouTube

Dale Evans [1912-2001]  Dale Evans's horse: Buttermilk
browse Dale Evans on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

★           ★

Red Ryder & Little Beaver
comic strip, 1938-64; comic books, 1940-57; feature films, 1940-50; radio series, 1942-51

Oregon Trail Scouts 1947 Western B-movie  "Oregon Trail Scouts" [Republic Pictures May 1947]
Red Ryder battles a fur thief named Hunter, who kidnaps Little Beaver, the grandson of Chief Running Fox; movie is essentially an 'origin myth' for the Red Ryder comic strip. {Connection in title to Oregon Trail is uncertain.} Directed by R.G. Springsteen; written by Earle Snell; starring Allan Lane (as Red Ryder}, Robert Blake {as Little Beaver}, Martha Wentworth {as The Duchess}, Roy Barcroft, Emmett Lynn, Edmund Cobb, Earle Hodgins, Ed Cassidy, Frank Lackteen, Billy Cummings, Jack Kirk & Thunder the Horse
DVD/Blu-ray not available • V.C.I. Video b&w VHS [2/2004] out of prodn/scarce
full credits at IMDb

"Marshal of Cripple Creek" [Republic Pictures Aug 1947]
56-minute b&w Red Ryder B-movie Western that has nothing to do with Cripple Creek, or even mining.
Starring Allan Lane, Robert Blake, Martha Wentworth, Trevor Bardette, Gene Roth, William Self & Helen Wallace
V.C.I. Video b&w VHS [2/2004] for $7.95 • full credits at IMDb

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
actor Randolph Scott [1898-1987] Page
  Randolph Scott's horse: a blond sorrel named Stardust

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
silent movie cowboy star
Fred Thomson [1890-1928] Page

★           ★

silent movie cowboy star
Tom Tyler [1903-54]

browse Tom Tyler on DVD • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

★           ★

won Best Actor Oscar as Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit" [1969]    'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
John Wayne [1907-79] Page

listed as Amazon bestselling action star in 2008

★           ★

Cowboy Stars & Actors Page
at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Film Festival



Classic  Western  TV  Shows
With only three national TV networks in the U.S., there were 48 primetime Western series on the air in 1959.

★           ★

"Bonanza" TV series [430 hour-long episodes; 1959-73]
series credits at IMDb • series entry at Wikipedia • series theme song {53 sec.}

'Ponderosa Ranch' theme park & movie location [1967-2004] in Nevada
'Ponderosa Ranch' fansite

Bonanza TV series DVD collection   "The Bonanza Collection" on DVD [2009]
31 hour-long episodes on six disks
PopFlix color DVD set [4/2009] 6 disks for $14.99
Bonanza TV series season 1, volume 1  Bonanza TV series season 2, volume 1  
Bonanza TV series season 3, volume 1  Bonanza TV series season 5, volume 2  
"Bonanza Complete Season 1" on DVD [2009]
Paramount Home Ent. color DVD set [9/2009] 8 disks for $51.68
"Bonanza Complete Season 2" on DVD [2011]
Paramount Home Ent. color DVD [10/2011] 9 disks for $48.99
"Bonanza Complete Season 3" on DVD [2012]
Paramount Home Ent. color DVD [7/2012] 9 disks for $48.99
"Bonanza Complete Season 4" on DVD [2012]
Paramount Home Ent. color DVD [10/2012] 9 disks for $46.54
"Bonanza Complete Season 5" on DVD [2013]  
Paramount Home Ent. color DVD [2/2013] 9 disks for $40.99

Seasons 6 thru 14 are expected over the next few years.


http://www.amazon.com/Ponderosa-Season-Prequel-Classic-Bonanza/dp/B00019PDP2/
http://www.amazon.com/Bonanza-Generation-MIchael-Landon-Jr/dp/B000E1ZJBA/
http://www.amazon.com/Best-Bonanza-Lorne-Greene/dp/B000NY1EAI/
http://www.amazon.com/Best-Bonanza-Lorne-Greene/dp/B004AN0CME/
http://www.amazon.com/Best-Bonanza-2-pk-Dan-Blocker/dp/B004I0CHEU/
http://www.amazon.com/Best-Bonanza-Lorne-Greene/dp/B000305ZYI/

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
'The Cisco Kid & Pancho' Page

★           ★

'Death Valley Days'

Death Valley Days official website
20-Mule Team Museum [est. 1978] in Boron, California

"Death Valley Days" radio program [1930-51] 4 episodes on CD

★           ★

"Have Gun Will Travel"

"Have Gun Will Travel" tv series [1957-63]
series ran for 225 episodes, one of which was written by Sam Peckinpah, and 24 of which
were written by "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry
browse 'Have Gun Will Travel' on DVD • series theme song {47 sec.}

Richard Boone [1917-81]: browse DVDs • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

"Have Gun Will Travel" radio program [1958-60] 106 episodes on CD

"Have Gun Will Travel" [CBS-TV broadcast 2013?]  
Announced 8/2012: Script deal with Pulitzer- winner David Mamet • latest info at IMDb

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
'Hopalong Cassidy' Page

Clarence E. Mulford [1883-1956] Section • William Boyd [1895-1972] Section

★           ★

"The Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp" TV series [1955-61]
series credits at IMDb

Hugh O'Brian: browse DVDs • IMDb listing • Wikipedia

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
Wyatt Earp [1848-1929] Page

★           ★

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
'The Lone Ranger & Tonto' Page

★           ★

"Maverick" tv series
browse 'Maverick' on DVD

★           ★

"Rawhide" tv series
browse 'Rawhide' on DVD • series theme song {48 sec.}

Clint Eastwood Page

★           ★

"The Rifleman" tv series [168 episodes; 1958-63]
Produced by Levy-Gardner-Laven for Four Star Television; starring Chuck Connors & Johnny Crawford
browse 'Rifleman' on DVD • series credits at IMDb • series theme song {18 sec.} • Wikipedia

MD's "Rifleman's Rifle" fansite
"The Rifleman" info at TV.com
MS's 'North Fork' fansite

★           ★

"Wagon Train" tv series: series theme song {46 sec.}

★           ★

"Wanted: Dead or Alive" tv series
browse 'Wanted: Dead or Alive' on DVD

Steve McQueen [1930-1980]: IMDb listing • Wikipedia

★           ★

Western TV series on DVD at Amazon
Western TV series on VHS at Amazon

1950s TV Westerns box set   "1950s TV's Greatest Westerns" [2002]
indep 5-hour DVD set [7/2002] 3 disks for $24.99
contains 12 TV episodes, 1949-1960: "The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956 episode) starring Scott Forbes; "Annie Oakley" (1956 episode) starring Gail Davis; "Bat Masterson" (1958 episode) starring Gene Barry; "The Cisco Kid" (1951 color episode) starring Duncan Renaldo & Leo Carillo; "Death Valley Days" (1953 episode) hosted by Stanley Andrews; "Fury" (1956 episode) starring Peter Graves; "Judge Roy Bean" (1955 episode) starring Edgar Buchanan; "The Lone Ranger" (1949 episode) starring Clayton Moore; "The Roy Rogers Show" (1955 episode) starring Roy Roger & Dale Evans; "Sergeant Preston of The Yukon" (1957 episode) starring Richard Simmons; "Sky King" (1958 episode) starring Kirby Grant; and "Tate" (1960 pilot) starring David McLean
50 Great Western TV Shows on DVD  "50 Great Western TV Shows" DVD Box Set [2004]
B.C.I./Eclipse DVD set [2/2004] 10 disks - out of prodn/used
contains 50 digitally-remastered TV episodes, half-hour & hour-long, color & b&w: "The Adventures of Jim Bowie" (2 episodes); "The Adventures of Kit Carson" starring Bill Williams; "The Deputy" (2 episodes) starring Henry Fonda; "Annie Oakley" (2 episodes) starring Gail Davis; "Bat Masterson" (2 episodes) starring Gene Barry; "Bonanza" (20 episodes) with guest actors including Claude Akins (2), Ellen Corby, Dan Duryea, Jack Elam, Ricardo Montalban, Leonard Nimoy, Franchot Tone & Lee Van Cleef; "Judge Roy Bean" (3 episodes) starring Edgar Buchanan; "The Lone Ranger" (8 episodes) with guest star DeForest Kelley; "The Rifleman" (3 episodes); "Shotgun Slade" (3 episodes); "Sugarfoot" starring Will Hutchins; "U.S. Marshall"; and "Wagon Train" (2 episodes) with guest actors including Theodore Bikel, Irene Ryan & Franchot Tone

Ultimate TV Westerns 150 Episodes on DVD  "Ultimate TV Westerns: 150 Episodes" DVD Box Set [2007]
Mill Creek Ent. DVD set [1/2007] 12 disks for $8.96
contains 150 TV episodes (mostly half hour long, with 6 episodes of 15 minutes, and 13 hour-long episodes): "The Adventures of Champion"
[1955-56] with Barry Curtis (1 episode); "The Adventures of Jim Bowie" [] starring Scott Forbes (6 episodes); "The Adventures of Kit Carson" [1951-55] starring Bill Williams & Don Diamond (6 episodes); "Annie Oakley" [1954-57] starring Gail Davis & Jimmy Hawkins(6 episodes); "Bat Masterson" [1958-61] starring Gene Barry (2 episodes); "Bonanza" [1959-73] starring Lorne Greene (10 hour-long epi-sodes); "Buffalo Bill, Jr." [1955-56] starring Dickie Jones (6 episodes); "The Cisco Kid" [1950-56] starring Duncan Renaldo & Leo Carrillo (12 episodes); "Cowboy G-Men" [1952-53] starring Russell Hayden & Jackie Coogan (5 episodes); "Death Valley Days" [1952-70] hosted by Stanley Andrews (3 episodes); "The Deputy" [1959-61] starring Henry Fonda & Allen Case (2 episodes); "Frontier Doctor" [1958-59]
starring Rex Allen (3 episodes); "Fury" [1955-60] starring Peter Graves (3 episodes); "The Gabby Hayes Show" [1950-56] (six 15-minute episodes); "Hawkeye and The Last of The Mohicans" [1957] starring John Hart & Lon Chaney, Jr. (3 episodes); "Hudson's Bay" [1959] starring Barry Nelson & George Tobias (3 episodes); "Judge Roy Bean" [1956-57] starring Edgar Buchanan (6 episodes); "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp" [1955-61] starring Hugh O Brian (1 epi-sode); "The Lone Ranger" [1949-57] starring Clayton Moore & Jay Silver-heels (15 episodes); "Northwest Passage" [1958-59] starring Keith Larsen, Buddy Ebsen & Don Burnett (6 episodes); "Pistols 'n' Petticoats" [1966-67] starring Ann Sheridan (3 episodes); "The Range Rider" [1951-53] starring Jock Mahoney & Dickie Jones (6 episodes); "The Rifleman" [1958-63] starring Chuck Connors & Johnny Crawford (3 episodes); "The Roy Rogers Show" [1951-57] (15 epi-sodes); "Sergeant Preston of The Yukon" [1955-58] starring Dick Simmons & Yukon King (5 episodes); "Shotgun Slade" [1959-61] starring Scott Brady (2 episodes); "Stories of The Century" [1954-55] starring Jim Davis (6 episodes); "26 Men" [1957-59] starring Tristram Coffin & Kelo Henderson (2 episodes); and "Wagon Train" [1957-65] starring Ward Bond & Robert Horton (3 hour-long episodes)



Western  Movies

Oscar-Winning Western Movies Page

Western Movie Film Festival Pages
top of main page • Documentary Films • The Modern West • Directors • Links
Cowboy Stars & Actors • Favorite Western Movies, to 1960 • Favorite Western Movies, from 1961

Western Movie DVD Collections Page

Books About Western Movies Page

Native American Film Festival Page

Zane Grey's  Silent Movies | Sound Movies

Sam Peckinpah [1925-84] Page

John Ford [1894-1973] Page

Native  Americans  Pages
First Nations website index
Red Nation Society social networking site [est. 2009]

National Museum of the American Indian

'Readers of the Purple Sage' Bookstore's
Native Americans Pages
culture • tribes & nations, A to Z • links
historical Native Americans • modern Native Americans
books - non-fiction • books - fiction

Native American Film Festival Page


Cowboy  Culture  Pages   banjo version of 'Ghost Riders in the Sky' midi-file [2:33]

Western Art   ★    Organizations   ★    Western Music
Wild West Shows   ★    Cowboy Culture & Poetry   ★    Magazines
Dude & Guest Ranches   ★    Horses

TC's 'Code of the West' online text
'Eyewitness To The Old West' site
Larry Frederick's 'Wild, Wild West'

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's
cowboy artist & author
Frederic Remington [1861-1909] Art & Prose Page

★   ★   ★   ★

Cowboy Gear Page
Books & links about cowboy apparel, weapons, brands and other artifacts
click here


Links  &  Businesses

Corriganville Movie Ranch
Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio
Joe Konnyu's Cowboy Pal Website
Chuck's Old Corral
Cowboy Heritage Website
Ghost Towns of U.S. & Canada
Ghost Town Gallery
N Bar Ranch / Outlaw Land & Cattle Co., SW New Mexico
Cyber Soup's "The Wild West"
Stan Paregien's 'Cowboy Directory' website
historian Sue Schrems's Western Americana blog

Apple Valley [CA] Chuckwagon Dinner & Show          Lone Star Junction [about Texas]

Books  on  The  West

Western Fiction Pages

'Authors of The West' Pages

Edward Abbey [1927-89] Page
Max Brand [1892-1944] Pages
Loren D. Estleman Pages: Westerns • mysteries
Max Evans Page
Zane Grey [1872-1939] Pages
Tony Hillerman [1925-2008] Page
Steve Hockensmith Page
Louis L'Amour [1908-88] Page
Karl May [Germany 1842-1912] Page
Michael McGarrity Page
Larry McMurtry Page
Eugene Manlove Rhodes [1869-1934] Page

Southwest USA & Native American Mysteries Page
at BlackHat Mystery Bookstore

Books About Western Movies

Native Americans
non-fiction books • fiction books



http://www.amazon.com/Three-Bad-Men-John-Wayne/dp/0786458542/
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Recollections of A Western Ranchman 1928 memoir by Capt. William French  "Recollections of A Western Ranchman: New Mexico, 1883-1899"
[1928] by Captain William French

"Let me recommend [this] as the best Western book I have read . . . It is written
in first hand, with humor and insight."  –  Eugene Manlove Rhodes [1869-1934]

High Lonesome Books 8½x5½ pb [12/97] out of print/used
This Is The West book edited by Robert West Howard  "This Is The West: The Life, Lore, and Legend of The West" [1957]
Edited by Robert West Howard

"Here is the thrilling saga of America's fabulous frontier and the daring
men and women who carved an empire out of the wilderness."

Signet mass pb [1959] out of print/scarce
Rand McNally 7x5 hardcover [1957] out of print/scarce
Gold Rushes & Mining Camps of the Early American West book by Vardis Fisher & Opal Laurel Holmes  "Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of The Early American West" [1968]
by Vardis Fisher & Opal Laurel Holmes

Caxton Press 13½x9 hardcover [5/68] for $26.96
The Shooters book by Leon Claire Metz  "The Shooters: The Shooters: This Unique Chronicle Depicts Rare Historical & True Stories of Notorious Gunmen From The American West" [1976]
by Leon Claire Metz

Persons/chapter subjects include Clay Allison; Elfego Baca; Sam Bass; Billy the Kid; Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid; 'Buffalo Bill' Cody; The Daltons; King Fisher; Pat Garrett; John Wesley Hardin; 'Wild Bill' Hickok; 'Doc' Holliday & Wyatt Earp; The James Boys; The Johnson County War; Black Jack Ketchum; Dallas Stoudenmire; and The Texas Rangers
Berkley Trade 8¼x5¼ pb [9/96] for $11.83
Mangan Books 9¼x6½ hardcover [1983] out of print/50+ used

Cowboy Riding Country book by John L. Sinclair & Edmond Delavy  "Cowboy Riding Country" [1982]
by John L. Sinclair [1902-1993], illustrated by Edmond Delavy

Memories of working on the range near Roswell, New Mexico and of cowboy life in Lincoln County up thru World War II.
Univ NM Press harcover [1982] out of print/used
Encyclopedia of Frontier and Western Fiction book edited by Jon Tuska & Vicki Piekarski  "Encyclopedia of Frontier and Western Fiction" [YA 1983]
Edited by Jon Tuska & Vicki Piekarski

McGraw-Hill 9½x7½ hardcover [5/83] out of print/used
Best of the West anthology edited by Tony Hillerman  "The Best of the West: An Anthology of Classic Writing From The American West" [1991] Edited by Tony Hillerman [1925-2008]
featuring Marthy 'Calamity Jane' Cannary, Helen Hunt Jackson, Oliver La Farge, Robert Laxalt (3), Meriwether Lewis, N. Scott Momaday, Charles Nordhoff, Zebulon Pike, John Wesley Powell, Lawrence Clark Powell, Eugene Manlove Rhodes, Jack Schaefer, Charlie Siringo, Wallace Stegner, Frank Waters, George Winship, and Owen Wister
Harper 8x5¼ pb [9/92] for $17.09
Paw Prints 8x5¼ library hardcover [6/2008] for $27.00
HarperCollins 9¼x6¼ hardcover [9/91] out of print/120+ used
West of Everything book by Jane Tompkins  
"West of Everything: The Inner Life of Westerns" [1993]
by Jane Tompkins

Oxford Univ Press 8½x5½ pb [4/93] for $20.25
Oxford Univ Press 8½x5¾ hardcover [3/99] out of print/used
The Cowboy In An American Work Culture book by Blake Allmendinger  "The Cowboy: Representations of Labor In An American Work Culture" [1995]
by Blake Allmendinger

Lightning Source 9½x6.3 hardcover [4/95] for $45.00
Oxford History of The American West book  "The Oxford History of The American West" [1994]
Edited by Milner, O'Connor & Sandweiss

Oxford Univ Press 9¾x7½ pb [9/96] for $37.80
Oxford Univ Press 9¾x7½ hardcover [5/94] out of print/many used
Cowboy Encyclopedia book by Richard W. Slatta  "The Cowboy Encyclopedia" [1994]
by Richard W. Slatta

W.W. Norton 10x7 pb [7/96] out of print/used
ABC-CLIO hardcover [6/94] out of print/used
Encyclopedia of Frontier Literature book by Mary Ellen Snodgrass  "Encyclopedia of Frontier Literature" [1997]
by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Oxford Univ Press 9½x6¼ pb [3/2000] out of print/many used
ABC-CLIO 10x7 hardcover [8/97] for $75.00
New Encyclopedia of the American West book edited by Howard Roberts Lamar  "The New Encyclopedia of The American West" [1998]
Edited by Howard Roberts Lamar

Yale Univ Press 11¼x9 hardcover [10/98] for $42.00
Real Wild West book by Michael Wallis  "The Real Wild West: The 101 Ranch & The Creation of The American West" [1999] by Michael Wallis
St. Martin's Griffin 9x6 bargain price pb [7/2000] for $8.78
St. Martin's Griffin 9x6 pb [7/2000] for $21.16
St Martin's Press 9½x6½ hardcover [3/99] out of print/used
author website
Complete Idiot's Guide to the Old West book by Mike Flanagan  "The Complete Idiot's Guide To The Old West" [1999]
by Mike Flanagan, of Colorado Public Radio

Alpha Publng 9¼x7½ pb [7/99] out of print/many used
The Western, Parables of The Western Dream book by Jeffrey M. Wallmann  "The Western: Parables of The Western Dream" [1999]
by Jeffrey Wallmann, Foreword by Richard S. Wheeler

The first comprehensive historical survey of the Western in all of its manifestations, from the earliest Indian captivity narratives and pioneer biographies to contemporary Western novels, short stories, films & television series.
Texas Tech Univ Press hardcover [10/99] for $29.95
Cowgirls of The Wild West book by Elizabeth Clair Flood & William Manns  "Cowgirls: Women of The Wild West" [2000]
by Elizabeth Clair Flood; photography by William Manns

Zon Intl 11¾x9.4 hardcover [1/2000] for $45.00
Bernard DeVoto bio by Wallace Stegner  "The Uneasy Chair: A Biography of Bernard DeVoto" [2001]
by Wallace Stegner

Univ of NE Press 9x6 pb [3/2001] for $15.72

browse DeVoto books • browse Stegner books

Mythmakers of the West book by John A. Murray  "Mythmakers of The West: Shaping America's Imagination" [2001]
by John A. Murray

Northland Publg 8¾x9¾ pb [6/2001] for $15.36
Northland Publg 9x10 hardcover [6/2001] for $28.00
Dictionary of the American West book by Winfred Blevins  "Dictionary of The American West" [2001]
by Winfred Blevins

Sasquatch Press 9x6 pb [8/2001] for $13.96
Backbone of the World book by Frank Clifford  "The Backbone of The World: A Portrait of A Vanishing Way of Life Along The Continental Divide" [2002] by Frank Clifford
Los Angeles Times journalist Clifford reports on ten very individual Americans surviving in the modern West, including ranchers in New Mexico & Wyoming, a Colorado sheepherder, an old Wyoming mule packer, a Yellowstone Park ranger, a group of Blackfeet Indians in northern Montana, and an environmental activist in Alberta, Canada
Kindle Edition from Broadway Books [2002 edition] for $14.99
Broadway Books 8x5¼ pb [5/2003] for $19.00
Broadway Books 9½x6½ hardcover [5/2002] out of print/90+ used
American Bison book by Dale F. Lott  
"American Bison: A Natural History" [2002]
by Dale F. Lott

Univ CA Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [9/2002] for $20.97
Quotable Cowboy book edited by Kathy Etling  "The Quotable Cowboy" [2002]
Edited by Kathy Etling

Lyons Press 6¾x5¾ pb [6/2005] for $9.95
Lyons Press 7¼x6 hardcover [10/2002] out of print/used
Wild Women of The Old West book edited by Glenda Riley & Richard W. Etulain  "Wild Women of The Old West" [2003]
Edited by Glenda Riley & Richard W. Etulain

chapters/subjects include: Bertha Kaepernik Blancett; Calamity Jane; Cattle Kate; Emily D. West Morgan; Lucille Mulhall; Mattie, Katie, and Ida; Polly Bemis; and Sadie Orchard of New Mexico
Fulcrum Publng 9x6 pb [3/2003] for $25.00
San Val library hardcover [3/2003] for $30.55
Gunfight at Mussel Slough book edited by Terry Beers  "Gunfight At Mussel Slough: Evolution of The Western Myth" [2004]
Edited by Terry Beers

"[This] book can be understood as nothing less than the re-invention and the re-imagining of the Western myth." — Los Angeles Times Book Review
Heyday Books 9x6 pb [8/2004] for $19.95
Devoto's West book by Bernard Devoto, edited by Edward K. Muller  "Devoto's West: History, Conservation & The Public Good" [2005]
by Bernard Devoto, edited by Edward K. Muller

Swallow Press pb [4/2005] for $12.89
Swallow Press hardcover [4/2005] for $44.95
Great Stagecoach Robberies of The Old West book by R. Michael Wilson  "Great Stagecoach Robberies of The Old West" [2006]
by R. Michael Wilson

Two Dot Books 8¾x6 pb [11/2006] for $12.95
Great Train Robberies of The Old West book by R. Michael Wilson  "Great Train Robberies of The Old West" [2006]
by R. Michael Wilson

Two Dot Books 9x6 pb [11/2006] for $12.95

more American Railroads History books at Spirit of America Bookstore

New Mexico Outlaws & Desperados book  "Outlaws & Desperados: A New Mexico Federal Writers' Project Book"
[2008] Compiled & edited by Ann Lacy & Anne Valley-Fox

Sunstone Press 9x6 pb [2/2008] for $26.56
Old West Trivia Book by Don Bullis  "Old West Trivia Book (New and Completely Revised)"
[orig 1992, rev 2009] by Don Bullis

Rio Grande Books 9x6 pb [4/2009] for $14.00
Gem Guides Book Co. 9x6 pb [12/92] for $10.95
New Mexico Frontier Stories book  "Frontier Stories, A New Mexico Federal Writers' Project Book" [2010]
Compiled & edited by Ann Lacy & Anne Valley-Fox

Sunstone Press 9x6 pb [2/2010] for $22.00
Real Cowboys & the Old West book by Abbie Caplin  "Harvey Caplin's Real Cowboys & The Old West" [2010]
by Abbie Caplin

Schiffer Publng hardcover [7/2010] for $30.39
Deep Trails memoir of Frank Clifford, edited by Frederick Nolan  "Deep Trails In The Old West: A Frontier Memoir" [2011]
by Frank Clifford, edited by Frederick Nolan

A memoir of the Old West written in 1940, manuscript lost for many years, then salvaged and edited by Nolan. Clifford rode into New Mexico Territory in 1880 to recover cattle stolen by Billy the Kid and his pals, and also rode with outlaw Clay Allison’s Colfax County vigilantes, crossed paths with detective Charlie Siringo, cowboyed on the Bell Ranch, fought with Apaches, and mined for gold in Hillsboro.
Univ Oklahoma Press 8½x5¾ hardcover [10/2011] for $29.95
Wild West History of Frontier Colorado book by Jolie Anderson Gallagher  
"A Wild West History of Frontier Colorado: Pioneers, Gunslingers & Cattle Kings On The Eastern Plains" [2011] by Jolie Anderson Gallagher
The History Press 9x6 pb [10/2011] for $16.52
4-volume 'Our American West' by Gary McCarthy  
4-volume 'Our American West' by Gary McCarthy  
"Our American West" in four volumes [2012] by Gary McCarthy
author/publisher's official bookpage
Volume 1: 26 essays include Black Bart, Joaquin Murieta, Charles Russell, Will Rogers
Kindle Edition from Canyon Country Books [9/2012] for $3.95
CreateSpace 9x6 pb [3/2012] for $10.21
Volume 2: 26 essays include John Wesley Powell, Tom Horn, Clay Allison, Mark Twain
Kindle Edition from Canyon Country Books [9/2012] for $3.95
CreateSpace 9x6 pb [3/2012] for $11.66
Volume 3: 25 essays include the Donner Party, John Sutter, John Wesley Hardin
Kindle Edition from Canyon Country Books [9/2012] for $3.95
CreateSpace 9x6 pb [4/2012] for $12.95
Volume 4: 22 essays include Junipero Serra, Jesse James, Wyatt Earp, the Texas Rangers
Kindle Edition from Canyon Country Books [9/2012] for $3.95
CreateSpace 9x6 pb [4/2012] for $10.68


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