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Author: Will Henry; Thomas W Knowles; Joe R Lansdale
Publisher: New York : Wings Books ; Avenel : Distributed by Random House Value Pub., ©1994.
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Wild West show!
New York : Wings Books ; Avenel : Distributed by Random House Value Publishing, Inc., ©1994
(OCoLC)604132249
Online version:
Wild West show!
New York : Wings Books ; Avenel : Distributed by Random House Value Publishing, Inc., ©1994
(OCoLC)631841659
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Henry; Thomas W Knowles; Joe R Lansdale
ISBN: 0517101866 9780517101865
OCLC Number: 30624994
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color), 1 map ; 29 cm
Contents: The overture: Welcome to the wild West show! / the editors --
The wild West show! / Michael Martin Murphey --
The introduction: Dreams west / Thomas W. Knowles --
A chronology of the West in art, literature, music and film. Rope, gunsmoke, and greasepaint: The Wild West's ringmaster: Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 / Loren D. Estleman --
Annie and Frank / Marylois Dunn --
Cowgirls and sharpshooters --
Rodeo, the greatest show in the wild West / Cena Golder Richeson. Dreamers, liars, and poets: The first western / Brian Garfield --
Francis Parkman on The Oregon Trail --
The western book of lists: by the book / Estleman, Walker, & Knowles --
Ten-cent Homer: Ned Buntline and the dime novel / Loren D. Estleman --
Joachim Miller's sunrise / Scott Cupp --
Pioneers to the great emerald land: a poem / Joachim Miller --
Mark Twain in the West --
Cooper's rules of storytelling / Bill Crider --
Jack London in the Klondike --
Owen Wister: "Smile!" / Lee Schultz --
Robert Service: Poet of the Klondike --
Hopalong Cassidy, from print to pictures / Abraham Hoffman --
An elegy for Hickok / Scott Cupp --
A bullet for The Iconoclast / Thomas W. Knowles --
Go west, young man! / Dale L. Walker --
[Oscar] Wilde goes west / Scott Cupp --
Frederick Who? Oh, you mean Max Brand! / William F. Nolan --
The luck of Bret Harte --
Zane Grey, writer of the purple sage / Cena Golder Richeson --
The western book of lists: The most enduring characters in print / Estleman, Walker, & Knowles --
The western pulps / Bill Prozini --
Andy Adams and The Log of a Cowboy --
The world's first adult western / Ed Gorman --
Heaven in four colors: the western in comics form / Scott Cupp --
Western comics suggested reading list / Scott Cupp. The artists' eye: The two great powers of the West: Russell and Remington / Joe Fenton --
George Catlin, the soul catcher --
Karl Bodmer and the scholar prince --
Alfred Jacob Miller and the Laird of the Rockies --
Thomas Moran's visionary West. Larger than life: Players on horseback: William S. Hart on location / Abraham Hoffman --
Bronco Billy Anderson / Bill O'Neal --
The western's world record / Jeff Banks --
Tom Mix / Bill O'Neal --
With a heart of gold: soiled doves on the screen / Loren D. Estleman --
Never play poker with a man named Doc: how to survive in a Hollywood western / Estleman & Walker --
The western book of lists: The most enduring characters on screen / Estleman, Walker, & Knowles --
Here comes the hooter! / Marylois Dunn --
Colonel Tim McCoy, more than a cowboy / Marylois Dunn --
Film cowboys and their horses / Marylois Dunn --
Buck Jones / Marylois Dunn --
Fighting words / Loren D. Estleman --
Gene Autry / Abraham Hoffman --
Remembering Autry, live / Ed Gorman --
The western book of lists: Unlikely westerners / Estleman, Walker, & Knowles --
High noon for Gary Cooper / Bill O'Neal --
The westerners: Randolph Scott and Joel McCrea / Bill Crider --
No place for a hero: Audie Murphy in Hollywood / Thomas W. Knowles --
A selected Audie Murphy western filmography --
Buffalo Bill in the movies / Marylois Dunn --
The "Negro" western / Marylois Dunn --
The Duke / Loren D. Estleman --
A selected John Wayne filmography / Loren D. Estleman --
Ride a pale horse: Clint Eastwood / Thomas W. Knowles --
A selected Clint Eastwood western filmography. Larger than life: Sunset warriors: Get 'em up, Scout! Cinematic stereotypes of Indians and their horses / Lee Schultz --
Native American actors in movies, radio, and television --
The western book of lists: Pop quiz: What do these actors have in common? / Estleman, Walker, & Knowles --
Hollywood Indian country etiquette / Estleman & Walker --
Towns to avoid / Loren D. Estleman --
From Tonto to Crazy Horse: the pathfinders / Robert J. Conley --
Good advice / Loren D. Estleman. Larger than life: The directors: Sam Peckinpah, celluloid outlaw / Max Evans --
The western films of Howard Hawks / Scott Cupp --
Black hats / Loren D. Estleman --
John Ford's mythic West / Scott Cupp --
Sidekicks / Abraham Hoffman --
Why a sidekick? --
Yakima Canutt and the Gower Gulch Gang / James M. Reasoner & L.J. Washburn --
Way out westerns --
Sidewinders / Loren D. Estleman & Dale L. Walker. The big sky on the small screen: Fade out slicks --
fade in TV / Thomas Thompson --
How Oklahoma! won the war and other musical legends of the West --
The western book of lists: The West's best / Estleman, Walker, & Knowles --
The western book of lists: The West's worst / Estleman, Walker, & Knowles --
Western TV trivia / Loren D. Estleman & Dale L. Walker --
The transformation of the Cisco Kid / Abraham Hoffman --
"See them tumbling down --
" / Marylois Dunn --
Television sidekicks / Loren D. Estleman --
Zorro, the ultimate swashbuckler / Abraham Hoffman --
Who was that masked man? / Jeff Banks --
Vasquez rocks, from outlaw hideout to Hollywood haven / Abraham Hoffman --
Western theme music / Abraham Hoffman --
Rin Tin Tin / Marylois Dunn --
Sung heroes / Loren D. Estleman --
"Gunsmoke," the greatest of them all / Kristine Frederiksson --
The western book of lists: The West's best / Estleman, Walker, & Knowles --
The western book of lists: The West's worst / Estleman, Walker, & Knowles --
"The Pretender" --
an excerpt from a "Gunsmoke" script / Calvin Clements, Sr. --
The western book of lists: The most enduring characters on television / Estleman, Walker, & Knowles --
The great "Gunsmoke" quiz / Loren D. Estleman. The curtain: Dreams west, revisited / Thomas W. Knowles --
There was an old West / Will Henry. Illustrations: Buffalo Bill in Santa costume seated on passenger side in Case vehicle.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas W. Knowles and Joe R. Lansdale.

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