The Frontiersmen (1938)

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Western starring William Boyd
-Year: 1938
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Artie ~10
-Available on DVD: yes
B&W or color: b&w
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: low+ ?
-Rating: 6/10 ?
-Rating: ******
-Comment: At least 10 or 11 yo Dickie Jones in nice Cowboy clothes including a hat, checkered shirt, a scarf and dark (blue) jeans. Also a nice sitting scene.

I have checked this long time ago and don’t remember much of it.

There should be a school, maybe there are more younger actors?

Rating 6 for now.

I have 3 more Westerns starring Dickie Jones, rating up to 5. Please do a blog search.

 

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Law of the Plainsman

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Western series, 60 ep, Michael Ansara
-Year: 1959-1960
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Clint ~14, girl ~9 ?
-Available on DVD: yes *
B&W or color: b&w
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: low ?
-Rating: 5/10 ?
-Rating: *****
-Comment: At least 14 or 15 yo Don Grady in s1e14 in beige pants and a dark vest. Also a girl in long pigtails in s1e20 (also soon on my pigtails blog, rating ~7).

Maybe more younger actors?

Rating 5-6 for now.

There are DVD-R offers, maybe not officially released, or PD?

Death Valley Days (1952)

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Western series, 452 ep, host Ronald Reagan
-Year: 1952-1970
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: boys, girls ~10-15, women ?
-Available on DVD: yes, partly
B&W or color: b&w, color
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: low ?
-Rating: 5/10 ?
-Rating: *****
-Comment: Some (teen) boys, girls and women in Western clothes.

I don’t know the complete series. There were many supporting actors. I only found some few kids including 12 yo Mitch Vogel (“Bonanza”) in s18e4 (color) and Donna Corcoran and others in s2e6 Dear Teacher (pics 2-4). By coincidence I later found a boy (Danny Flower ?) in bib overalls in s13e9 (pic 1, more pics and infos soon on my overalls blog).

Pic 5 showing a young lady in a Cowboy hat in s1e15, maybe Sheila Ryan?

Rating at least 5-6 for now. More episodes needs to be rechecked. Only partly on DVD.

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Zane Grey Theater

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Western series, 146 ep
-Year: 1956-1961
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: boys, girls ~9-11 ?
-Available on DVD: yes
B&W or color: b&w
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: low ?
-Rating: 6/10 ?
-Rating: ******
-Comment: Some boys and girls in typical western clothes (pants with suspenders). Pic 1 from s1e10 (maybe showing Jimmy Baird (“Fury”)?). In s1e12 there are kids at school. Pic soon on my pigtails blog (rating 4).

Robert aka Bobby Crawford in bib overalls in s5e3 (soon on my bib overalls blog, rating ~6-7). Don Grady in s4e10+11.

I don’t know all episodes but assume rather few scenes of younger actors.

Rating 4 for s1e10+12, probably higher rating for the others. I thought, I already had an entry.

Mickey’s Wild West

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Mickey McGuire short film. Mickey Rooney
-Year: 1928
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: boys ~5-11 ?
-Available on DVD: no ?
B&W or color: b&w
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: medium ?
-Rating: 4/10 ?
-Rating: ****
-Comment: Several kids including Mickey Rooney (obviously 2 hats at the same time) in Western clothes at least in this episode. I think one girl (tomboy). Probably chaps and riding scenes.

In total, there are 78 Mickey McGuire short films. The earlier ones, including this one are silent films.

Very nice, Our Gang like comedy series. Also some nice scenes in bib overalls (other blog rating 7-(8). Maybe someone can identify an actor there?

For Western scenes rating 4-5 for now.

 

¿Chico o chica?

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Comedy musical film
-Year: 1962
-Country: Spain, Mexico
-Who in clothing: boy ~11, girl
-Available on DVD: no
B&W or color: b&w
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: low ?
-Rating: 5/10 ?
-Rating: *****
-Comment: I think this is the famous Mexican boy actor Cesáreo Quezadas ‘Pulgarcito’ in jeans and a Cowboy hat. I think role swap with a girl. Uncredited character names. Title means Boy or girl?

I found it by coincidence and only checked it briefly. Pulgarcito also starred in Santa Claus (1959), rating 2.

There’s also a real girl in pigtails, also riding (soon on my pigtails blog, rating 4).

Rating 4-5.

Bad Little Angel

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Drama starring Virginia Weidler
-Year: 1939
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Patsy ~11, Bobby 5, boy ~16
-Available on DVD: no ?
B&W or color: b&w
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: low ?
-Rating: 3/10 ?
-Rating: ***
-Comment: Virginia Weidler as orphan and an older teen boy wearing Cowboy hats. There’s also 6 or 7 yo but older looking Mickey Kuhn as 5 yo Bobby, but probably not in Western clothers. This is not a Western.

I don’t know the complete movie and found it by coincidence.

More movies about Virginia Weidler on my pigtails blog.

Rating 3 for now for this scene. I think not officially on DVD.

 

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

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Western starring John Wayne
-Year: 1962
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: boys, girls ~9
-Available on DVD: yes
B&W or color: b&w
-I own: yes, TV recording
-Clothing occurence: low
-Rating: 3/10
-Rating: ***
-Comment: Some boys and girls, around 9yo, some few a bit younger, in an one-room schoolhouse. Mainly Mexican looking boys. Shirts and pants without suspenders. Also at least one older teen girl. Most or all have pigtails.

Part 2 of the recent Western TV weekend.

Typical b&w western. I think very few scenes of the kids. Also starring James Stewart.

Rating 2-3 for now only.

Return of the Bad Men

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Western starring Randolph Scott
-Year: 1948
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Johnny ~11, woman
-Available on DVD: yes
B&W or color: b&w
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: medium ?
-Rating: 6/10 ?
-Rating: ******
-Comment: Gary Gray in tight, dark, striped pants, I think not jeans, a vest and a flat hat. Also a woman with a Cowboy hat, also riding.

I didn’t had the time to check the complete movie. But it looks interesting.

Pic 2 at the beginning, pic 1 shortly later. Obviously several good scenes of Gary.

Warner Archive DVD, so probably a DVDr. I think, I won’t buy it.

Rating at least 6-7 for now.

Buffalo Bill, Jr. – s1e2

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PD western series starring Dickie Jones
-Year: 1955-1956
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing:  Calamity ~10, Bobby 15
-Available on DVD: yes
-B&W or color: b&w
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: medium ?
-Rating: 3/10 ?
-Rating: ***
-Comment: One update of this series. Ep: Runaway Renegade (s1e2). Next to Nancy Gilbert as young Calamity Jane there’s also a teen boy, probably 15 yo Sammy Ogg (“The Adventures of Spin and Marty“). But he wears a typical shirt not that western / rodeo style like the girl.

Rating 3-4 for this episode. Main entry, currently rating 3 as well at

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