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How the West Was 'Cast

A podcast

Whether you grew up watching the movies of John Wayne, cut your teeth on Clint Eastwood’s “Man with No Name” trilogy, or consider Kevin Costner to be the screen’s quintessential cowboy star, HOW THE WEST WAS ‘CAST is just the podcast you’ve been waiting for. Join screenwriter and journalist Matthew Chernov and film historian and professor Andrew Patrick Nelson as they discuss the beloved masterpieces, forgotten treasures, and curious cult movies that make up the Western film genre. From the timeless classics of the 1940s and ‘50s, to the bold and bloody titles of the 1960s and ‘70s, to the celebrated prestige Westerns of today, HOW THE WEST WAS ‘CAST explores one of cinema’s most fascinating and enduring genres.
Episodes
Animated Westerns - with 'Fievel Goes West' Director Phil NibbelinkJuly 25, 2022 Episode artwork BONUS EPISODE! The Pioneertown International Film FestivalMay 12, 2022 Episode artwork High Noon (1952) – with Film Historian Austin FisherMay 06, 2022 Episode artwork Heaven's Gate (1980) - with 'Cimino' Biographer Charles EltonApril 07, 2022 Episode artwork Revenge Westerns - with Novelist Tony HealeyJanuary 12, 2022 Episode artwork Men of the West: Ford, Wayne, Leone, EastwoodOctober 28, 2021 Episode artwork The Hateful Eight (2015) - with Costume Designer Courtney HoffmanAugust 25, 2021 Episode artwork Cowboys & Indians Magazine: The 100 Best Westerns Ever Made - with Film Critic Joe LeydonJuly 16, 2021 Episode artwork The Comedy Western Roundup!June 14, 2021 Episode artwork The Ballad of Little Jo (1993) - with Filmmaker Maggie GreenwaldApril 12, 2021 Episode artwork Jesse James On ScreenMarch 27, 2021 Episode artwork Vera Cruz (1954) - with Outlaw Songstress Sarah Vista February 26, 2021 Episode artwork Hondo (1953)January 27, 2021 Episode artwork The Best Saloon Girls, Bartenders and Bar FightsNovember 29, 2020 Episode artwork The Top Horror WesternsOctober 28, 2020 Episode artwork The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)September 23, 2020 Episode artwork The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017) - with Filmmaker Jared MosheAugust 18, 2020 Episode artwork Western Movies Today: History, Criticism, ProductionJuly 21, 2020 Episode artwork The Top Westerns of Rock HudsonJuly 08, 2020 Episode artwork Lone Wolf McQuade (1983) - with Director Steve CarverMay 21, 2020 Episode artwork John Ford and the Invention of the Classic WesternApril 30, 2020 Episode artwork Reevaluating the Hollywood Westerns of the 1970sApril 30, 2020 Episode artwork The Top Westerns of Kirk Douglas April 30, 2020 Episode artwork Wyatt Earp (1994)April 30, 2020 Episode artwork The Gunfighter (1950)April 30, 2020 Episode artwork