Update: Tommy and the Cool Mule


Now I have watched the complete movie I have bought on DVD. Still rating 9 (maybe 8).

There are mainly 5 boys (including Tommy) and later one blond girl riding (pic 1). Several good riding scenes and at the end a rodeo / riding competition. My favourite is the opponent Nathan (14 yo Jordan Reynolds, pic 1) and there are also good scenes, riding and cycling (at 57 min.) of Tommy (Grant Barker, pic 2) but he is looking younger than 13 and I don’t like his haircut. Best riding scenes at 8 minutes (Nathan).

Pic 3 at about 1h03, other pics near the end. I haven’t checked the DVD extras yet (making of, 30 minutes).

There is also a young boy and girl in bib overalls, but very brief scenes (soon on my overalls blog, rating 2). Also on my bedroom blog (separate room, rating 5).

Luckily few annoying scenes with the talking mule. Good family movie set in Texas. Few funny scenes. Some swimming scenes but of younger kids and from a dstance. Also one older boy in longer shiny shorts. Good rodeo clothes and cowboy hats, but no chaps. A younger blond boy in the gang (pic 1 on the right) unfortunately rather few good scenes with him.

Note that I haven’t posted my favourite pics but the pics to identify the actors and to best show the western clothes which are mainly at the arena.

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Tommy and the Cool Mule


Ranch family film
-Year: 2009
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing:  boys, girls ~11-15
-Available on DVD: yes
-B&W or color: color
-I own: yes
-Clothing occurence: medium
-Rating: 9/10
-Rating: *********
-Comment: Several boys and girls I think mainly preteens in jeans and cowboy hats. Ranch and rodeo scenes.

Obviously a perfect ranch movie.

Usually I rarely buy DVDs, especially not if there’s a stream online. maybe I have even seen it on TV.

But there are some very good riding scenes (front+rear view), some handsome actors and a good plot. I hope to receive it soon due to the postal strikes and will update this soon. Also good bedroom scenes, rating 5.

Rating 9-10 for now. Not 10 because it’s not a western.

Updated entry (rating 8-9)


Kidsongs TV Show: Wild West Fever


Musical videos / shows
-Year: 1987-1998
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: boys, girls ~11, woman
-What clothes: pants, chaps, hats
-Available on DVD: yes
-B&W or color: color
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: often *
-Rating: 6/10
-Rating: ******
-Comment: First the kid host (boy+girl) in good colorful western clothes (girl with a pink hat). Pic 2 showing kids including girls in a Kidsong vid, probably available on the regular DVDs (I don’t remember the song title). Pic 3 showing the guest interview Charmayne Rodman in black western clothes and hat. Also a boy in blue overalls and red hat and others in overalls without hat (see my overalls blog, rating 6). Episode s2e24.

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Legend of the Phantom Rider


Western starring Denise Crosby
-Year: 2002
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing:  boy ~9 ?
-Available on DVD: yes
-B&W or color: color
-I own: yes
-Clothing occurence: medium ?
-Rating: 4/10 *
-Rating: ****
-Comment: A darkhaired boy in typical brown cotton pants with suspenders. He plays the film son of Denise Crosby. Not sure about his name. Maybe Tony Romeo ? Or uncredited as he died. There’s also a little daughter (but probably no need for tagging).

I found this by coincidence on YouTube wrongly titled Cowboys and Aliens. I wonder why people upload many westerns under a wrong title. Also starring Robert McRay.

I watched this vid at high speed and it has a bad image quality. Some horror parts and of course violence. Rated R. Looks like a quite rare independent movie.

Rating 4-5 for now.