Gummo

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Drama
-Year: 1997
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: boys ~6-10
-Available on DVD: yes
B&W or color: color
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: very low ?
-Rating: 4/10
-Rating: ****
-Comment: Some boys shirtless in shorts and cowboys hats. One younger boy in a vest. One older boy with pink bunny ears.

Maybe a quite interesting and unusual movie, but I assume rather few scenes.

And it’s not a Western.

So rating 3-4 only.

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.

 

The Man from the Alamo

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Western starring Glenn Ford
-Year: 1953
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Carlos ~13, boy, girl
-Available on DVD: yes
B&W or color: color
-I own: no, partly TV recording
-Clothing occurence: medium- ?
-Rating: 4/10 ?
-Rating: ****
-Comment: Marc Cavell (1939-2004) as Mexican boy Carlos in typical Mexican clothes (pic 2). Also at least a younger boy (maybe Erik Nelson) and girl (Patsy Weil ?) in at least 2 scenes. Pictured at the end.

Has been aired last week, but I missed most of it. I don’t like the Mexican teen boy in black, curly hair. The younger kids are more of interest.

But rather few scenes (of the younger kids).

So rating 3-4 only.

The Cactus Kid (2000)

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Adventure family film /drama
-Year: 2000
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Georgie ~9, men
-Available on DVD: yes
B&W or color: color
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: very low ?
-Rating: 4/10 ?
-Rating: ****
-Comment: Thomas Curtis and his film dad in jeans and Cowboy clothes. Also in bib overalls (other blog, rating 4 as well).

Funny scene. While this robbery, he’s kissing a girl.

I don’t know the complete movie, but assume very few scenes.

Handsome blonde boy, but quite young. Looks like an interesting movie.

For western scenes, rating 3-4 for now.

A Christmas Story (1983)

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Famous family Christmas movie
-Year: 1983
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Ralphie ~12
-Available on DVD: yes
B&W or color: color
-I own: no, partly TV recording
-Clothing occurence: very low
-Rating: 4/10 ?
-Rating: ****
-Comment: ~12 yo Peter Billingsley as 9 yo main character Ralphie in white Western clothes including hat and scarf and cow chaps in a short dream scene. Also his younger brother in rare bib overalls (other blog rating 3). Set in the 1940s.

By updating my entry on my other blog, I found this scene by coincidence.

Great and funny movie, although I don’t like this 2 boys. Some great scenes like a tongue stuck at a frozen pole. (Some more movies with this on my sailor suit blog). Another movie with this family after the 1966 novel by Jean Shepherd is Ollie Hopnoodle’s Haven of Bliss (rating 5).

Interesting clothes, but for this brief scene rating 4 only.

 

Wild Horses (2015)

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Drama by Robert Duvall
-Year: 2015
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: boys ~10, woman
-Available on DVD: yes
B&W or color: color
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: low ?
-Rating: 4/10 ?
-Rating: ****
-Comment: At least these 2 young ranch boys in jeans and Cowboy hats. Also at least one young lady in a white hat. Of course also men including Robert Duvall riding.

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

I assume only very few good scenes.

So rating 4 for now only. Needs rechecking the next airing.

Gunsmoke (1955) s20e23

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Some boys and I think girls as well (Basques) in I think s20e23. Different hats.

Basques are quite rare in a Western. More common are Mexicans.

There are definitely better episodes. Only one more in this series to come.

For this rating 3-4. Main entry rating up to 9

/2016/05/01/gunsmoke-1955/

 

Next post in January.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all my readers!

Update: Gunsmoke (1955) s20e7

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2 more pics of Eric Olson as announced. Also showing wearing a hat and jacket (brief scene at the end) and a headshot to show how the actor looked like in 1974 (one year before “The Swiss Family Robinson”).

Sorry, I’m currently very busy and rarely watch Western movies, especially not online. And there are few of them on TV.

Please also check my new pigtails blog, or my other blogs or the archives.

/2016/10/24/gunsmoke-1955-s20e7/

 

Gunsmoke (1955) s20e7

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The final season (1974). I think this is obviously Eric Olson “The Swiss Family Robinson (1975)”

Beige pants and typical suspenders. At the end also with a (suit ?) and a hat.

More pics later.

Somehow I don’t like him here. Maybe because of the German dubbing voice. He’s also quite young.

Rating 4 for now only.

Main entry rating up to 9

/2016/05/01/gunsmoke-1955/

Update of this episode:

/2016/10/31/update-gunsmoke-1955-s20e7/

Skavabölen pojat

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Drama
-Year: 2009
-Country: Finland
-Who in clothing: Rupert 8, Evert 6
-Available on DVD: yes
B&W or color: color
-I own: no
-Clothing occurence: low ?
-Rating: 4/10 ?
-Rating: ****
-Comment: At least these two boys (Ilmari Järvenpää and Onni Tommila) as Cowboy and Indian set in 1972 (and later up to the early 1980s). English title “Last Cowboy Standing” and based on a 1990s play. In at least one 2015 play there are also teen girls wearing Cowboy hats and blue bib overalls.

Sorry, I can’t say much more and have to check the complete movie.

Looks lika a quite interesting coming-of-age movie.

Rating 4-5 (for Western scenes) for now. I assume few of them.