Westerns once reigned supreme

Not long ago, the Western channel on my television devoted a weekend to a couple of Westerns from the 1950s and '60s: The Rifleman and...hours revisiting some of my childhood heroes. Westerns were the Law & Orders of their day - all over...

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Great Westerns are gold in aisles of video stores

...drifters changed the face of the Western forever. A reaction to the...Quiet Man). They also made Westerns - lots and lots of Westerns. Many were good movies, and...look and feel of the Hollywood Western. Reach Steven Uhles at (706...

At the Movies: 'Once Upon a Time in Mexico'

...Simultaneously an homage to Sergio Leone's Westerns and a goofy send-up of them, "Once...kind he does best: a rock 'n' roll Western that has stylized violence but doesn't...guns and go to work. Like all the best Westerns, nearly everyone is dirty or has some...

People in the News

...portrayal of characters in Westerns took center stage at the Western Heritage Awards...National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum...recognized for his work in Westerns such as "The Gunfighter...William Devane. The Western Heritage Awards encourage...

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Rants & Raves

...Georgia's recipients of food stamps make it the sixth-highest in the nation. Mr. President, we need your help! AS IN WESTERNS when the cowboys would check their guns at the door, so should people with phones attending a movie theater. It is so annoying...

Actor Howard Keel dead at 85

...Brothers" before reinventing himself as the macho star of westerns and later aboard TV's "Dallas," has died. Keel died Sunday...a week. He made it big in musicals, but also appeared in westerns: "Waco," "Red Tomahawk," "The War Wagon" (with John...

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Undefeated Hephzibah is model of consistency

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Hephzibah basketball is like an old rerun. Rebels coach Wendell Lofton doesn't mind old Westerns. He can watch Gunsmoke or anything with Clint Eastwood. Plus, he's a sucker for The Andy Griffith Show. "Comes on every...

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Actors with area connections dress up Primetime Emmys

It was great that Robert Duvall won two Emmy Awards on Sunday as a result of his love for Westerns, especially because he didn't get any awards when acting with The Augusta Players. Mr. Duvall, who won an Oscar for his role...

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Local filmmaker captured actor in type of role he was famous for

...up to making iconic American westerns. Mr. Forbes, the writer...recently completed his first western, titled Long Shot . The movie...never really the point with a western. The point is how you do it...the movie, had discussed a western during the production of the...

Writing talents took root here, continue to grow

...novel, Girl Meets Class, which one critic calls "the greatest triumph over genre fiction since Elmore Leonard was writing westerns."Though Johnson has retired, perhaps to his ranch unless Kevin Spacey needs a coach; and Willig beams somewhere over the...