SIX-GUN JUSTICE PODCAST EPISODE 31—DUSTY TRAILS
Now, hold on just a shiny spur jangling minute, cowboy, and settle back in your saddle 'cause its time for a new full-length episode of the Six-Gun Justice Podcast...Hitch your wagon to a star and join co-hosts Paul Bishop and Richard Prosch as they head 'em up and move 'em out on the dusty trail of wagon train and cattle drive sagas...
0:23 -- Welcome and Announcements
1:05 -- A few words about today's Dusty Trails episode
1:45 -- Electronic comics and the Hoopla app. Bouncer western comics with art by François Boucq and story by Alejandro Jodorowsky .
3:58 -- Acid Western comics and movies
5:46 -- Be warned, Bouncer is graphic, gory stuff, but the story is compelling. Complete with a character named AxHead
6:55 -- A fabulous new western by G. Wayne Tillman: Ghost Posse
8:47 -- And Now the Main Feature -- Dusty Trails!
9:20 -- The Big Trail with John Wayne
10:25 -- 1931s Fighting Caravans with Gary Cooper and later 1934's remake with Randolph Scott starring in Wagon Wheels
11:35 -- 1940's Kit Carson with John Hall
12:00 -- And here are a few movies about pioneering Mormons
13:00 -- Let's talk Santa Fe Trail, which begins in in Arrow Rock, Missouri through 900 miles of untamed wilderness
13:35 -- "Santa Fe Passage," a short story from Esquire, by Clay Fisher (a.k.a. Henry Wilson "Heck" Allen) and the movie from 1955 of the same name.
16:46 -- Another book called Santa Fe Passage, this one written by Jon R. Bauman from 2007
17:40 -- Death Comes for the Archbishop (1927) by Willa Cather
18:50 -- The 24-book Wagons West series by Dana Fuller Ross (pseudonym of Noel Bertram Gerson)
19:42 -- Bend of the River (1952) with James Stewart directed by the under-rated Anthony Mann
21:04 -- Meek's Cutoff (2010) revealing the strength of the female pioneers...it's not lighthearted entertainment and features a frustratingly ambiguous ending.
23:00 -- Ralph Compton and the cattle drive (or sometime a horse drive) as a backdrop .
24:16 -- Red River (1948) with John Wayne and directed by Howard Hawkes -- it starts as a wagon train movie and ends up as a cattle drive movie
25:03 -- The must-see The Cowboys (1972) with John Wayne in this brilliant coming-of-age movies.
26:10 -- The Culpepper Cattle Company (1972) an unflinching portrayal of life on the trail. An overlooked gem.
27:22 -- City Slickers (1991) a trail ride comedy with Billy Crystal and Jack Palance...and Paul talks his own cattle drive.
28:20 -- The television miniseries Lonesome Dove one of the most beloved cattle drive stories of all time. And St. Elmo's Fire...? Yikes!
32:35 -- Chuck Wagon Bell!!! Followed by Shootouts and Shoutouts!!
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