In this collection of the author's original interviews, actors, writers, directors and producers offer unique insight about western movies from the early talkies to the present. Interviewed here are Glenn Ford, Warren Oates, Virginia Mayo, Andrew V. McLaglen, Harry Carey, Jr., Julie Adams, A.C. Lyles, Burt Kennedy, Edward Faulkner, Aldo Sambrell, Jack Elam, Andrew J. Fenady, and Elmore Leonard. Movies covered in this title include: Red River , The Searchers , 3:10 to Yuma , High Noon , Bend of the River , Rio Bravo , The Wild Bunch , and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly , among others.
C. Courtney Joyner is a screenwriter with more than 20 produced films to his credit. He has contributed chapters to a number of books on film history and his articles have appeared in Wildest Westerns, Fangoria and Famous Monsters of Filmland