Society of the Old West

From early westward expansion through the early 20th Century.

May 2011 Blog Posts (2)

Buck Taylor

Buck Taylor, aka; Newly O'Brien, of Gunsmoke fame was born on this date in 1938. His father was also a well known character actor - Dub Taylor.

Added by Carbine on May 13, 2011 at 3:08pm — 2 Comments

Glenn Ford

Perhaps one of the best actors never to be nominated for an Oscar was born on this date in 1916. He is quoted as saying "The Western is a man's world and I love it".

He appeared in 107 titles during his career in which 27 of them were westerns. He was outlaw leader Ben Wade in the original 3:10 to Yuma. He was George Temple in the "Fastest Gun Alive". In later years he…


Added by Carbine on May 1, 2011 at 8:43am — 1 Comment

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