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Family film
-Year: 1957
-Country: Germany
-Who in clothing: boys ~6-15, girls ?
-Available on DVD: yes
-B&W or color: b&w
-I own: yes
-Clothing occurence: medium-
-Rating: 3/10 *
-Rating: ***
-Comment: Several boys (and maybe girls as well) as Cowboys and Indians, I think mainly Indians and some few like Mexicans including this one. Most scenes at the beginning. Also many boys in Lederhosen (other blog, rating 8).

I even bought this on DVD.

I don’t like these scenes of Indians. In colour might be much better, It’s also not a Western.

So rating ~3 only.

More infos on my Lederhosen blog.


The Rough, Tough West


Western/Musical. Steve Holden – The Durango Kid
Year: 1952
Country: USA
Who in clothing: Buzzy ~15 ?
What clothes: jeans, Cowboy hat
Available on DVD: yes *
B&W or color: b&w
I own: no
Clothing occurence: very low ?
Rating: 6/10 ?
Rating: ******
Comment: At least this teen boy, probably ~15 yo Tommy Ivo in dark (black) jeans and a black Cowboy hat riding. Obviously very few scenes if any more. But handsome boy, nice jeans and riding.

Rating ~5-6.

Available on DVD (maybe not officially, probably DVDr).

I currently have 5 other movies here starring, mainly younger Tommy Ivo. B&w/color, all rating 6 as well. Try a blog search.

Return of the Texan


Year: 1952
Country: USA
Who in clothing: Steve, Yo-Yo ~5, 7?
What clothes: jeans, Cowboy hat
Available on DVD: yes, DVDr
B&W or color: b&w
I own: no
Clothing occurence: medium ?
Rating: 5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: At least Dennis Ross and Lonnie Thomas in jeans and Cowboy clothes/hat. Pic 2 from the end.

By coincidence I found this some time ago on archive.org, but don ‘t remember much and only checked this briefly.

Interesting ranch movie set in the early 1950s but some scenes look like a Western. Nice bedroom.

Rating ~4-5 for now. Kids are quite young.

Fury (1955)


Family series starring Peter Graves
-Year: 1955-1960
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Joey ~11 (s1), others
-Available on DVD: yes
-B&W or color: b&w
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: medium+ ?
-Rating: 6/10 ?
-Rating: ******
-Comment: Bobby Diamond as 9 yo orphan Joey (season 1) and many other guest stars including Bill Chapin and Jimmy Baird. Pic 4 from s4e2, I think showing Joey on left. Later, I found s1e11 with nice junior rodeo scenes including chaps and Cowboy hats including supporting actors. I previously thought of rating 5-(6), now ~6-7.

Of course a famous ranch series. Riding scenes and tight jeans.

I only have checked some few parts and have to recheck the complete series.

Rating 5-6 for now. Not a real Western anyway.

Rating 6-7.


Update: The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954)


2 more pics of this series showing another actor and clothes and the long leather boots of Rusty.

Pic 1 from the German movie compilation DVD (unknown episode) .The Indian boy Pokiwah also shirtless in s1e25.

Pic 2 from s1e23. Probably the same boy as pictured before in the grey suit and string tie. This time in Western clothes including a Cowboy hat.

Main entry, rating 7 at



The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954)


Western series, 164 ep
-Year: 1954-1959
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Rusty 10, others
-Available on DVD: no
B&W or color: b&w/color
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: always *
-Rating: 7/10
-Rating: *******
-Comment: 10 yo handsome Lee Aaker (“Hondo (1953)” and some other entries I have) most of the time in a medium blue Cavalry uniform and mostly with a black hat and long leather boots. Somehow it doesn’t look like a real Western to me (no Cowboy hat). So I haven’t made a post earlier. I don’t like the uniform. Also some other kids including Indian boy Pokiwah (also shirtless like in s1e25) and some other boys.

Originally filmed in b&w. Also (few) riding scenes. But I don’t know all episodes.

Pics taken from Spanish YouTube clips, might be a different episode number. Pic 1 from s1e3 showing him without the hat. Pic 2 nice riding scene from the German compilation DVD (Rin-Tin-Tin im wilden Westen, 3 ep), Pic 3 showing another boy, from s1e23, pic 4 from the German DVD, pic 5 from s1e22 showing Rusty in other clothes.

Maybe I have to make more posts.

Rating 7 for now.



Der dunkle Stern

Drama starring Elfie Fiegert, Gert Fröbe
Year: 1955
Country: Germany
Who in clothing: Heinz, Fredy ~8-9 ?
Available on DVD: no
B&W or color: b&w
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low ??
Rating: 5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: Knut Mahlke (“Die Trapp-Familie”) and Michael Gebühr as young Cowboys with beige Cowboy hats and nice light colored, maybe yellow Western shirts with shiny parts.

I don’t know this movie and only found some pics. One showing Michael Gebühr is this


Knut Mahlke looking similar but even more handsome. I assume rather few scenes in a Circus. The movie is not on DVD. I hope for a soon broadcasting or upload. English title: The Dark Star.

Rating 5-6 for now.

Man with the Gun (1955)


Western starring Robert Mitchum
Year: 1955
Country: USA
Who in clothing: boys ~7-12 ?
What clothes: pants, suspenders, overalls
Available on DVD: yes
B&W or color: b&w
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low+
Rating: 5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: 2 boys in bib overalls (other blog rating 5, soon to be updated), most notable one this boy in faded bibs and a straw hat at the beginning, the other in dark overalls but very briefly shown and some other boys in pants, some with suspenders.

All names are unknown/uncredited. Rather few scenes of the boys.

So rating 4-5 only.

More infos on my other blog.

Happy Easter!

Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok – s2e3


Western TV series starring Guy Madison
-Year: 1951-1958
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Ted, Sue
-Available on DVD: yes
-B&W or color: b&w
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: medium- ?
-Rating: 4/10 ?
-Rating: ****
-Comment: Two kids in s2e3 (The Lady School Teacher, 1951), probably darkhaired Pat Mitchell as Ted and blonde Isa Ashdown. Rather few scenes of them and I think not even school scenes.

There are better episodes. So rating ~4 only.

Main entry, rating 7


Hopalong Cassidy (1952)



Western series starring William Boyd, 52 ep
-Year: 1952-1954
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Tommy ~11 ?
-Available on DVD: yes
B&W or color: b&w
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: low ?
-Rating: 6/10
-Rating: ******
-Comment: Another series starring 11 or 12 yo Tommy Ivo. Pics from s1e19 (1952) in which he only appeared. I don’t know the complete series. Maybe some more actors of interest?

Rating 6 for now.

There are also several other, earlier Hopalong Cassidy movies of the 1930s and 1940s which I don’t know. Like Texas Trail (1937) with boys (Billy King) and women.