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Just a heads-up to let you know as of April 15 new columns have been added to An Interview With..., Will “Sugarfoot” Hutchins, Do You Remember, Comic Book Cowboys, The Heavies and Serial Report. We added a new heading, Western Artifacts,…only a few items in there at this point…but we will be adding more. Additional columns are added monthly. There’s a new gallery (62) of Western Treasures.

We're proud to announce our guest star lineup for "A Gathering of Guns 6" at the Memphis Film Festival.
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Meanwhile, here are two pages of photos from "A Gathering of Guns 5" at the Memphis Film Festival. Click here.

B-WESTERN MOVIE REVIEWS VOL. 2 by Boyd Magers is now available. Limited printing. Orders now being accepted. $31 postpaid in the U.S. (Foreign inquire.) Over 700 in-depth B-western movie reviews for over 40 stars and their films. Reviews packed with information: year of release, studio, plot synopsis and analysis, primary cast, actors/director/writer/ producer/co-star trivia/background, plus info, corrections, updates, additions to reviews once posted online. Films for each star presented in chronological order. Each film rated Zero to
Four Stars. Illustrated with newspaper ads, stills or lobby cards for nearly every film. Never a review book so comprehensive and accurate! Vol. 2 contains film reviews for Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Tex Ritter, James Newill, Dave O’Brien, Allan “Rocky” Lane, Bill Elliott, Tom Keene, Jim Bannon, Jack Hoxie, Jack Randall, Big Boy Williams, Harry Carey, Kirby Grant, Kermit Maynard, Richard Arlen, Rex Lease, Reb Russell, Tex Williams, Lane Chandler, Wally Wales, Dennis Moore, Audie Murphy and more!

This is Vol. 2 of a 3 volume set. Over 2,200 B-westerns will be reviewed in this 3-volume set. Order Vol. 1 and 2 together for $60 postpaid. Boyd Magers, 1312 Stagecoach Rd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123. For Paypal send $32 for Vol. 2. $62 for Vol. 1 and 2 together. Use orders@westernclippings.com   as our Paypal address. (Foreign inquire.)

HELP RESTORE INSPIRATION CHANNEL TO DIRECT TV!

For no apparent reason, Direct TV removed the Inspiration Channel, the only channel on Direct that carried "The Virginian", "High Chaparral" and other vintage westerns. To help bring INSP back to DIRECTV please go to http://iwantmyinsp.com/ and fill out the petition on the right.

News!

4/6/14—Legendary actor Mickey Rooney, co-star to Tom Mix in "My Pal the King" in 1932, died April 6 at 93.

3-17-14—Character actor Med Flory, 87, who worked on dozens of westerns, died March 12 at his No. Hollywood home.

3-14-14—Richard Coogan, 99, died March 12. The star of "The Californians" would have been 100 April 9. He also guest-starred on "Bronco", "Cheyenne", "Maverick", "Laramie" and others.

2-20-14—We're saddened by the sudden death of Jeff Connors, 61, son of "The Rifleman" Chuck Connors. Jeff died February 19. Autopsy is pending.

Be sure to check out our new Western Artifacts section with a complete "Meet Roy Rogers" 1941 short and a radio interview with Will "Sugarfoot" Hutchins. More artifacts added frequently.

 

Latest AnnouncementsWelcome to Western Clippings, an online supplement to our print version of WESTERN CLIPPINGS which is now in its 19th year. (Click on “Subscribe to WESTERN CLIPPINGS” in our menu.)

For current subscribers of our magazine, this website in no way changes our print edition six times a year.

This website will be a constantly updated, evolving site, with new articles, reviews and sales items added continually. Look for new articles and photos in the “Do You Remember…”, “Comic Book Cowboys”, “Will Hutchins—A Touch of Hutch”, “Serial Report”, “Characters and Heavies”, “An Interview With…”, “Best and Worst of the Silent Westerns”, “Western Treasures” and “Film Festival Fotos” sections to be added monthly, with already posted articles always available in our archives for each section.

Sales material—original movie posters (western and non-western), lobby cards, and much more will all be available for purchase as well as superb high quality laser copies made from our extensive collection of over 5,000 western lobby cards. We’ll also have thousands of toys, books, magazines, collectibles and miscellaneous other memorabilia for sale. We hope you’ll keep coming back to this site as new material will be added to all categories continually.

We also have a section enabling you to order direct from us several of our six books devoted to westerns. You may also subscribe to our print edition of WESTERN CLIPPINGS and purchase available back issues of WC and SERIAL REPORT.

This “home page” will be devoted to news and information about upcoming western film festivals, western star obits, movie news and other immediate information that will be covered in more detail in subsequent print issues of WC.

We hope you’ll put www.westernclippings.com into your “Favorites” and visit us often.

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Superb B-western publication from '74-'80 by Les Adams. Each issue covers dozens of B-westerns, one page each, with title, release date, cast, credits, synopsis, stills, and newspaper/pressbook ads. Best there ever was! (All are NM-M)

#4 Westerns of Republic, Range Busters, Westerns of Columbia $20

#9 Hopalong Cassidy, Starrett/Hayden, Westerns of Republic, Kermit Maynard, Kirby Grant $20

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#14 Texas Rangers, Hopalong Cassidy, Tom Tyler, Tex Ritter, Westerns of Columbia $20

#15 Westerns of Republic, Tim McCoy, Dick Foran, Ken Maynard, Lash LaRue, Tom Tyler $20

#16 Buster Crabbe, Rex Bell, Bob Steele, Hoot Gibson, Westerns of Republic, Whip Wilson, Wally Wales, Rex Lease $20

#2 (Excellent photocopy) Westerns of Republic, Rough Riders, Westerns of Columbia $10

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WESTERN BOOKS AND MAGAZINES FOR SALE!

All these terrific western books are in VG+ or better condition. All are one of a kind so call (505) 292-0049 or email boyd@westernclippings.com to hold items for up to 10 days. Add $5 postage for one book, $7 for 2 books, $9 for 3 books. Above that, please inquire. (Foreign buyers contact us for shipping cost.) Pay by check or money order.

MOVIE SPOTLIGHT: WESTERN EDITION (10/49) Vol. 1 #2
Articles/photos on Roy Rogers; Yvonne De Carlo; Rex Allen; "Lust for Gold"—Glenn Ford; Allan "Rocky" Lane; "Stampede"—Rod Cameron; Gene Autry; western gals; George Montgomery; many more. Very Good. $45

WHO'S WHO IN WESTERN STARS #4 ('54)
Articles, photos, movie synopses on Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Guy Madison, Hopalong Cassidy, Rex Allen, Randolph Scott, Allan "Rocky" Lane, Bill Elliott, Rod Cameron, Jock Mahoney, Audie Murphy, Joel McCrea, Wayne Morris, Lash LaRue, Don Barry, Monte Hale, Bob Steele and a photo gallery/brief bio section on other good guys, bad guys, sidekicks, songsters, child actors, dudes, gals, Indians and old timers like Buck Jones, etc. Plenty more. Very Good+. $75

HOLLYWOOD PICTORIAL: WESTERNS (3/50) Vol. 1 #4
Movie adaptations in picto form of "Golden Stallion—"Roy Rogers; "Frontier Outpost"
—Charles Starrett; "Nevadan"—Randolph Scott; "Savage Horde"—Bill Elliott; "Arizona Cowboy"—Rex Allen; "Riders in the Sky"—Gene Autry; articles on Dale Evans, Rex Allen. 3/4 x 4" strip off top of cover. One inside photo cut. $25

MOVIE WESTERN (9/50) Vol. #2
Articles/photos on Roy Rogers; Gail Davis; "The Gunfighter"; "Showdown"—Bill Elliott; "Broken Arrow"—James Stewart; Gene Autry; Tim Holt; western gals; Randolph Scott; Rod Cameron; Whip Wilson; Joel McCrea; Charles Starrett; Forrest Tucker; Rex Allen; Audie Murphy. Very Good +. $50

MOVIE WESTERN (11/50) Vol. 1 #3
Articles/photos on Johnny Mack Brown; Charles Starrett; Smiley Burnette; Rod Cameron; Roy Rogers; Audie Murphy; Allan "Rocky" Lane; Gene Autry; John Wayne; Yvonne DeCarlo; Randolph Scott; Rhonda Fleming; many others. Very Good but spine damage. $45

HOMEMADE SCRAPBOOK (Articles in plastic covered pages)
Articles taken from various western fan publications of the '70s. Tom Tyler, "Devil Horse" serial. 16 pages. $3

SCREEN WESTERN STORIES (Spring '50) Vol. #1
Film story adapations with photos of "The Outriders"—Joel McCrea; "Twilight in the Sierras"—Roy Rogers; "Gunmen of Abilene"—Allan "Rocky" Lane; "Dodge City"—Errol Flynn; "Cow Town"—Gene Autry; "Dynamite Pass"—Tim Holt; "Indian Scout"—George Montgomery; "Singing Guns"—Vaughn Monroe; "Outcasts of Black Mesa"—Charles Starrett; "Savage Horde"—Bill Elliott; "Fence Riders"—Whip Wilson. Very Good. $40

THE TOM MIX BOOK by Bud Norris ('89). Softback, 377 pgs. Literally everything you ever needed to know about Mix from one of his leading historians. Life, films, collectibles, radio, myths. $35

I AIN'T DOWN YET ('81) by Gale Storm. Gale Storm's autobiography. Hard cover with dust jacket. $14

SHOOT 'EM UPS by Les Adams and Buck Rainey ('78). Softback 2nd edition. The definitive list of every sound western from 1928-1977. 3,339 films plus historical perspective. 633 pages. $30

MY RODEO YEARS by Yakima Canutt as told to John Crawford ('10). A rewarding memoir of Yak's path to Hollywood stunt fame. $34

BITS AND SPURS by Bob Nareau ('01). 134 pages of trivia and fun facts. $1

YOURS TRULY TOM MIX by Mario DeMarco. Facts and photos. $10

JOHN WAYNE, ALL AMERICAN HERO by Mario DeMarco. Everything about Duke. $8

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SERIAL PUBLICATIONS
FOR SALE!

All these terrific serial magazines are in VG+ or better condition. All are one of a kind so call (505) 292-0049 or email boyd@westernclippings.com to hold items for up to 10 days. Add $2.60 postage for up to 2 issues, $3 up to 4 issues, $3.25 up to 6 issues, $3.75 up to 8 issues, $4 up to 10 issues. Above that, please call. (Foreign buyers contact us for shipping cost.) Pay by check or money order.

IN THE NICK OF TIME by William C. Cline ('84) Hardcover, 292 pages. A serial lover's history of cliffhangers. Loads of details. Complete sound serial filmography. 30 page photo section $17

OLD MOVIES 2: THE SERIAL by Alan Barbour ('69) 16 serials in chapter by chapter form. "Dick Tracy Returns", "Green Hornet", "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", "Mandrake the Magician", "Perils of Nyoka", "Spider's Web" and many more. Also the unfilmed Republic serial "Lone Texas Ranger" $12

OLD MOVIES 4: THE SERIAL by Alan Barbour ('70) 17 serials in chapter by chapter form. "Black Widow", "Crimson Ghost", "Green Hornet Strikes Again", "Lone Ranger", "The Phantom", "Sea Hound", "S.O.S. Coastguard", "Zorro's Black Whip" and many more. $12

HIGH ROADS TO ADVENTURE
52 page black and white publication of serial posters. Each one full page repro of a serial poster. $12

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