50 Greatest Westerns by Stone Barry
Author Barry Stone has served his apprenticeship as a western movie geek and aficionado. The Magnificent Seven The Wild Bunch Red River - for 50 years the western has been the only genre in a life that 'just ain't big enough for two'. He has written on the history of cinema for the illustrated reference book Historica is a regular attendee to western premieres for FOX Studios Australia and was recently a guest of the Museum of Western Film History in Independence California. Intrigued by the idea of frontier wilderness of law and order vs lawlessness and a firm belief that 'the better the bad guy the better the film' he goes beyond the American south-west to pay homage to the Italian and even Australian western - and after much deliberation he ranks them in order...