EVERY film listed in 'The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: The Western' (editor, Phil Hardy; Aurum Press, 1983)

I have really enjoyed the Aurum books on Science Fiction and Gangster movies, and though Westerns are far lower on my cinematic ladder of lust than the two aforementioned genres, I certainly enjoy the well-made ones, and would most definitely love to find more to investigate. Its introduction ('The Western in Perspective') is in four parts: 'What's in a Name?', 'America and History', 'Heroes and Villains' and 'Hollywood and the Western'. Hit 'Read Notes' for more info from this tome...and I hope you enjoy.

The Thirties: 1-403, plus 61 films below = 464 films (26.07%)
'The Rise and Rise of the B Western'
The Forties: 404-817, plus two films below = 416 films (23.37%)
'The Resurgence of the Genre'
The…

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  • In Old Arizona

    1

  • Señor Americano

    2

  • The Virginian

    3

  • The Wagon Master

    4

  • The Arizona Kid

    5

  • The Bad Man

    6

  • The Big Trail

    7

  • Billy the Kid

    8

  • The Border Legion

    9

  • Border Romance

    10

  • The Fighting Legion

    11

  • The Girl of the Golden West

    12

  • Hell's Heroes

    13

  • The Indians Are Coming

    14

  • The Last of the Duanes

    15

  • The Light of Western Stars

    16

  • The Lone Star Ranger

    17

  • Montana Moon

    18

  • Mountain Justice

    19

  • Near the Rainbow's End

    20

  • Only the Brave

    21

  • Parade of the West

    22

  • River's End

    23

  • Roaring Ranch

    24

  • Song of the Caballero

    25

  • Sons of the Saddle

    26

  • The Spoilers

    27

  • The Texan

    28

  • Under a Texas Moon

    29

  • Under Texas Skies

    30

  • Way Out West

    31

  • The Avenger

    32

  • Battling with Buffalo Bill

    33

  • Border Law

    34

  • Cavalier of the West

    35

  • Cimarron

    36

  • The Cisco Kid

    37

  • Clearing the Range

    38

  • Fighting Caravans

    39

  • Gun Smoke

    40

  • The Hard Hombre

    41

  • I Take This Woman

    42

  • In Old Cheyenne

    43

  • The Lightning Warrior

    44

  • The Montana Kid

    45

  • Near the Trail's End

    46

  • The Painted Desert

    47

  • The Range Feud

    48

  • Riders of the Purple Sage

    49

  • A Son of the Plains

    50

  • The Squaw Man

    51

  • Sundown Trail

    52

  • Sunrise Trail

    53

  • West of Cheyenne

    54

  • Westward Bound

    55

  • Wild Horse

    56

  • The Big Stampede

    57

  • Border Devils

    58

  • Broadway to Cheyenne

    59

  • Come on Danger!

    60

  • The Conquerors

    61

  • The Cowboy Counsellor

    62

  • Destry Rides Again

    63

  • End of the Trail

    64

  • Galloping Thru

    65

  • The Gay Caballero

    66

  • Haunted Gold

    67

  • Hell-Fire Austin

    68

  • Heritage of the Desert

    69

  • Law and Order

    70

  • My Pal, the King

    71

  • Mystery Ranch

    72

  • The Night Rider

    73

  • Outlaw Justice

    74

  • Ride Him, Cowboy

    75

  • The Rider of Death Valley

    76

  • Riders of the Desert

    77

  • Ridin' for Justice

    78

  • South of the Rio Grande

    79

  • The Tenderfoot

    80

  • The Texas Bad Man

    81

  • Texas Cyclone

    82

  • Texas Tornado

    83

  • Tombstone Canyon

    84

  • Two-Fisted Law

    85

  • Wild Horse Mesa

    86

  • Without Honors

    87

  • Cross Fire

    88

  • Drum Taps

    89

  • Fargo Express

    90

  • The Fiddlin' Buckaroo

    91

  • The Fighting Parson

    92

  • Galloping Romeo

    93

  • The Man from Monterey

    94

  • Man of the Forest

    95

  • Operator 13

    96

  • Ranger's Code

    97

  • Riders of Destiny

    98

  • Robbers' Roost

    99

  • Sagebrush Trail

    100