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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.
A Tribute to Western Movie Hats - with Actor & Hatmaker Travis EllerDecember 06, 2022
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Western Film Scores - with Musician Mark SwanOctober 20, 2022
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Animated Westerns - with 'Fievel Goes West' Director Phil NibbelinkJuly 25, 2022
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BONUS EPISODE! The Pioneertown International Film FestivalMay 12, 2022
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High Noon (1952) – with Film Historian Austin FisherMay 06, 2022
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Heaven's Gate (1980) - with 'Cimino' Biographer Charles EltonApril 07, 2022
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Revenge Westerns - with Novelist Tony HealeyJanuary 12, 2022
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Men of the West: Ford, Wayne, Leone, EastwoodOctober 28, 2021
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The Hateful Eight (2015) - with Costume Designer Courtney HoffmanAugust 25, 2021
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Cowboys & Indians Magazine: The 100 Best Westerns Ever Made - with Film Critic Joe LeydonJuly 16, 2021
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The Comedy Western Roundup!June 14, 2021
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The Ballad of Little Jo (1993) - with Filmmaker Maggie GreenwaldApril 12, 2021
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Jesse James On ScreenMarch 27, 2021
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Vera Cruz (1954) - with Outlaw Songstress Sarah Vista February 26, 2021
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Hondo (1953)January 27, 2021
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The Best Saloon Girls, Bartenders and Bar FightsNovember 29, 2020
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The Top Horror WesternsOctober 28, 2020
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The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)September 23, 2020
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The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017) - with Filmmaker Jared MosheAugust 18, 2020
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Western Movies Today: History, Criticism, ProductionJuly 21, 2020
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The Top Westerns of Rock HudsonJuly 08, 2020
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Lone Wolf McQuade (1983) - with Director Steve CarverMay 21, 2020
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John Ford and the Invention of the Classic WesternApril 30, 2020
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Reevaluating the Hollywood Westerns of the 1970sApril 30, 2020
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The Top Westerns of Kirk Douglas April 30, 2020
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