For May it’s Randolph Scott


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We meet this Thursday, May 17 at 6:45 PM at the McKimmon Center on NCSU Campus.

This month we have Randolph Scott in “Seven Men From Now,” and, in celebrating 80 years of Red Ryder, Wild Bill Elliott as Red Ryder in “ Phantom of the Plains.”

Seven Men From Now (Batjac/Warner, 1956) Starring Randolph Scott, Gail Russell, Lee Marvin, Walter Reed and John Larch. Directed by Budd Boetticher

Phantom of the Plains (Republic, 1945) Starring Bill Elliott, Bobby Blake, Alice Fleming, Ian Keith and William Haade. Directed by Lesley Selander

Also: Chapter 4 (“Slaves of the Rising Sun”) from our serial “Batman” (Columbia, 1943) Starring Lewis Wilson, Douglas Croft, J. Carrol Naish and Shirley Patterson. Directed by Lambert Hillyer.

7th Annual Milo Holt Western Festival


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Howdy Buckaroos and Buckarettes!

The day is fast approaching for the 7th Annual Milo Holt Western Festival! The Festival will be celebrated on Saturday, May 19 and starts at 10:00 am. The Town of Siler City is a major sponsor and is placing a bouncy house, giant slide, and obstacle course inflatables on Chatham Street for the event. The Festival will also sponsor a kid’s Stick Pony Rodeo and an American Indian Games Adventure.

In addition to celebrating Milo Holt, we will also celebrate the 80th Birthday of Red Ryder and the 95th Birthday of Peggy Stewart.

Chief Steve Silverheels and Paige “Owl Woman” Metzgar will preside over the American Indian Adventures. It’s going to be an exciting and full day of Western Heritage.

David Hunter has provided the following details:

Hope to see you there!