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The American West on film: : myth and reality, Richard A. Maynard

Label
The American West on film: : myth and reality
Title
The American West on film:
Title remainder
myth and reality
Statement of responsibility
Richard A. Maynard
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Compares the reality of Western history with its Hollywood treatment in movies
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
791.43/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.W4
LC item number
M34 1974
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
Series statement
Hayden film attitudes and issues series
Label
The American West on film: : myth and reality, Richard A. Maynard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Filmography: p. 125-130
Contents
Introduction: The cowboy's West, an American dream? -- Pt. 1: The West as fact -- from the letters of Ed Donnell, a Nebraska homesteader -- Diary of George C. Duffield, a cattle drover -- from Giants in the Earth / O. E. Rölvaag -- The Lane county bachelor (popular song, 1890) -- The gunfighter legend / Joseph G. Rosa -- from the Negro cowboys / Philip C. Durham and Everett L. Jones -- The problem of Indian leadership / Vine DeLoria, Jr. -- Pt. 2: The West as fiction--The literary myth -- The Western hero in the dime novel / Henry Nash Smith -- Roosevelt, Remington, Wister: consensus and the West / G. Edward White -- The West as fiction / Philip C. Durham and Everett L. Jones -- Pt. 3: The West as fiction--The motion picture myth -- from the Western: from silents to cinerama / George N. Fenin and William K. Everson -- Ten commandments of the cowboy -- Movie chronicle: the Westerner / Robert Warshow -- John Ford / Peter Bogdanovich -- Billy the kid / Ralph A. Lynd -- Honesty or hokum--which does the public want? / Elena Boland -- Vivid action-movie at the Paramount / Kate Cameron -- Only as bad as they're painted / John del Valle -- Geronimo, studio advertisement -- Geronimo, educational promotion -- Two views of heroism -- Pt. 4: The rise of the cowboy anti-hero--trends in Westerns since 1960 -- Cowboys, movies, myths, and Cadillacs: realism in the Western / Larry McMurtry -- Saddle sore / Pauline Kael -- The revisionist Western -- Violence and beauty mesh in "Wild bunch" / Vincent Canby -- Wasn't that just lovely, the way his head exploded? / William Wolf -- A scene from "Doc," / Pete Hamill -- from Indians / Arthur Kopit
Control code
948002
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 130 p.
Isbn
9780810458956
Lccn
74010945 /AC
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Helen Weiss (SW Writers Access. No. 99-050). Paperbound.
Other physical details
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Label
The American West on film: : myth and reality, Richard A. Maynard
Publication
Bibliography note
Filmography: p. 125-130
Contents
Introduction: The cowboy's West, an American dream? -- Pt. 1: The West as fact -- from the letters of Ed Donnell, a Nebraska homesteader -- Diary of George C. Duffield, a cattle drover -- from Giants in the Earth / O. E. Rölvaag -- The Lane county bachelor (popular song, 1890) -- The gunfighter legend / Joseph G. Rosa -- from the Negro cowboys / Philip C. Durham and Everett L. Jones -- The problem of Indian leadership / Vine DeLoria, Jr. -- Pt. 2: The West as fiction--The literary myth -- The Western hero in the dime novel / Henry Nash Smith -- Roosevelt, Remington, Wister: consensus and the West / G. Edward White -- The West as fiction / Philip C. Durham and Everett L. Jones -- Pt. 3: The West as fiction--The motion picture myth -- from the Western: from silents to cinerama / George N. Fenin and William K. Everson -- Ten commandments of the cowboy -- Movie chronicle: the Westerner / Robert Warshow -- John Ford / Peter Bogdanovich -- Billy the kid / Ralph A. Lynd -- Honesty or hokum--which does the public want? / Elena Boland -- Vivid action-movie at the Paramount / Kate Cameron -- Only as bad as they're painted / John del Valle -- Geronimo, studio advertisement -- Geronimo, educational promotion -- Two views of heroism -- Pt. 4: The rise of the cowboy anti-hero--trends in Westerns since 1960 -- Cowboys, movies, myths, and Cadillacs: realism in the Western / Larry McMurtry -- Saddle sore / Pauline Kael -- The revisionist Western -- Violence and beauty mesh in "Wild bunch" / Vincent Canby -- Wasn't that just lovely, the way his head exploded? / William Wolf -- A scene from "Doc," / Pete Hamill -- from Indians / Arthur Kopit
Control code
948002
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 130 p.
Isbn
9780810458956
Lccn
74010945 /AC
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Helen Weiss (SW Writers Access. No. 99-050). Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill.

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