“Wild Bill” Elliott as RED RYDER

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Red Ryder gallops across the big screen during the April 20th Club meeting. The Red Ryder series had plenty of cowboy stars besides Bill Elliott during its long run, including Don “Red” Barry, Allan “Rocky” Lane and Jim Bannon.

Our lineup:

Wild Bill Elliott

Feature 1: Lone Texas Ranger (Republic, 1945) starring Bill Elliott, Bobby Blake, Alice Fleming and Roy Barcroft. Directed by Spencer Bennet.

Feature 2: Fort Defiance (United Artists, 1951) starring Dane Clark, Ben Johnson, Peter Graves and Tracey Roberts. Directed by John Rawlins.

Chapter 9 of our Serial: “The Valley of Vanishing Men” (Columbia, 1942) Starring Bill Elliott, Slim Summerville, Carmen Morales and Kenneth MacDonald. Directed by Spencer G. Bennet

COMING UP: The 6th Annual Milo’s Old Time Western Film Festival in Siler City NC. See details here.

AND the 40th and FINAL Western Film Fair & Nostalgia Convention in Winston-Salem NC. You can see details here.

ALSO in July, Victoria VA will be hosting the National Day of the Cowboy. You can see details for that festival here.

For March, it’s Robert Mitchum and the 3 Mesquiteers

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It’s time to saddle up and mosey over to the Bar-M (McKimmon Center) for another big Cowboy Western Show on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 6:45pm

Feature 1:
Man With The Gun (United Artists, 1955) Starring Robert Mitchum, Jan Sterling, Karen Sharpe and Henry Hull. Directed by Richard Wilson

Feature 2:
Riders of the Rio Grande (Republic, 1943, Three Mesquiteers Series) Starring Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Jimmie Dodd, Lorraine Miller and Edward Van Sloan. Directed by Howard Bretherton

Chapter 8 of our Serial: “The Valley of Vanishing Men” (Columbia, 1942) Starring Bill Elliott, Slim Summerville, Carmen Morales and Kenneth MacDonald. Directed by Spencer G. Bennet

Don’t forget Milo’s Old Time Western Film Club will meet on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The club is celebrating Gene Autry in fine style. More information here.

July 12-15, 2017 will mark the 40th and FINAL run of the Western Film Fair and Nostalgia Convention in Winston-Salem NC. Information on the festival is here.