This may seem like a silly question, but I hope not. I understand that over a million buffalo were killed in the early days of the west by men such as Bill Cody. I cannot help but winder, what happened to all of those hides? I don't believe I have ever seen one. Are any still around? Where did they go?
Posted on March 9, 2012 at 2:41pm — 5 Comments
Here is another disappointment for those of us hoping for a blockbuster western. I had high hopes for this one given that Val Kilmer was in on the project. It will be available on March 6, this year on DVD - not in theatres.
I watched the trailer today and it seems like a good western tale, loosely based on the real life killing of Dora Hand in Dodge City. It seems Wyatt had a thing for Dora and he heads off with a posse that includes Doc Holliday to go after the culprit,…Continue
Posted on February 26, 2012 at 7:00pm — 6 Comments
You don't read a lot stuff about Bat Masterson, but I have to believe he was a major player in the old west. Apparently he was hooked up with con man Soapy Smith at one time and helped to rig an election or two. He was a boxing promoter and refereed a few matches along with his pal Wyatt Earp. He was a lawman in several places, including Dodge City and Trinidad, Colorado. He played an important role in preventing Doc Holliday from being extradited to Arizona after the infamous…Continue
Posted on September 27, 2010 at 7:30am — 7 Comments