Broken Arrow: Western Movie, Book, TV, and History Discussion

Broken Arrow: Western Movie, Book, TV, and History Discussion

The Best On Old West Film, Book, TV, And Old West History Discussions
 
HomeRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» Western-heavy John Doucette
by tomgoldrup Sun Apr 02, 2017 4:45 pm

» Kirk Douglas Centennial
by Chain Lightning Sat Dec 10, 2016 12:36 am

» FORTHCOMING & RECENT RELEASES
by tomgoldrup Fri Jul 08, 2016 10:38 pm

» Restoration
by Bullfrogb Fri Oct 17, 2014 3:05 pm

» Johnny Mack Brown
by cap123ny Wed Jul 09, 2014 3:06 am

» WARNER ARCHIVE COLLECTION VOLUME 8 MONOGRAM COWBOY COLLECTION
by Stagecoach Tue May 13, 2014 5:20 pm

» tv westerns in colour (color) !
by chris Fri Nov 08, 2013 7:44 am

» December 31 Birthday Wishes
by Tinhorn Mon Dec 31, 2012 6:28 pm

» December 30 Birthday Wishes
by Tinhorn Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:56 pm

» December 29 Birthday Wishes
by Tinhorn Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:39 pm

» December 28 Birthday Wishes
by Tinhorn Fri Dec 28, 2012 5:46 pm

» December 27 Birthday Wishes
by Tinhorn Thu Dec 27, 2012 6:00 pm

» December 26 Birthday Wishes
by Tinhorn Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:56 pm

» December 25 Birthday Wishes
by Tinhorn Tue Dec 25, 2012 6:57 pm

» December 24 Birthday Wishes
by Tinhorn Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:14 pm


Share | 
 

 July 2 Birthday Wishes

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Manco

avatar

Posts : 882
Join date : 2010-09-12

PostSubject: July 2 Birthday Wishes   Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:23 am

James Edward Grant [1905 - 1966]

Phil Karlson [1908 - 1985]

Ken Curtis [1916 - 1991]
Back to top Go down
Chain Lightning
Admin
avatar

Posts : 2148
Join date : 2010-09-09
Age : 71
Location : Pisgah Forest N.C.

PostSubject: Re: July 2 Birthday Wishes   Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:46 pm

Howdy Manco!!

James Edward Grant was a short story and screenplay writer, who was involved in over 50 films during his career. He collaborated with John Wayne in over 12 films, like The Alamo, Hondo, Big Jim McClain, Sands Of Iwo Jima, Angel And The Badman etc. He was nominated for the Academy Award in 1959 for his work on The Sheepman.

Phil Karlson was a director who began as an assistant director back in the 40's and made the transition to director in the 50's, with films like Kanasas City Confidential, Texas Rangers, They Rode West. He also directed some B-films like Kid Galahad with Elvis, The Silencers and The Wrecking Crew with Dean Martin, but he hit it big in 1973 with the film, Walking Tall. Since he owned part of the production, he made his fortune with this film.

Ken Curtis was first a singer, who sang with the Tommy Dorsey Band and also the Sons Of The Pioneers. He married John Ford's daughter and became one of the John Ford stock company of actors. He appeared with John Wayne in The Searchers, The Horse Soldiers, The Alamo and How The West Was Won but it is the role of Festus on the long running t.v. western series Gunsmoke, that he will be best remembered for.

Ed
Back to top Go down
 
July 2 Birthday Wishes
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» July 6 Birthday Wishes
» July 26 Birthday Wishes
» July 7 Birthday Wishes
» July 31 Birthday Wishes
» May 31 Birthday Wishes

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Broken Arrow: Western Movie, Book, TV, and History Discussion :: Western :: Biographies: Biography, Writers, Actors :: "Today's Birthday Wishes/Greetings-
Jump to: