The 50 Greatest Westerns, Paperback Book

The 50 Greatest Westerns Paperback

Part of the The 50 series

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Author Barry Stone has served his apprenticeship as a western movie geek and aficionado.

The Magnificent Seven, The Wild Bunch, Red River - for 50 years the western has been the only genre in a life that `just ain't big enough for two'.

He has written on the history of cinema for the illustrated reference book Historica, is a regular attendee to western premieres for FOX Studios Australia, and was recently a guest of the Museum of Western Film History in Independence, California. Intrigued by the idea of frontier wilderness, of law and order vs lawlessness, and a firm belief that `the better the bad guy, the better the film', he goes beyond the American south-west to pay homage to the Italian and even Australian western - and, after much deliberation, he ranks them in order...

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Film guides & reviews
  • ISBN: 9781785780981

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