How the Western Movie Was Won II

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Test your knowledge yet again on the history of films from the fantastic western genre!

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    This actor almost stole the show as Charlie Prince, the deadly right-hand man of outlaw Ben Wade in the 2007 western film “3:10 to Yuma.”
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    This Oscar-winning actress played the lively Allison French in the 2008 western “Appaloosa.”
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    This Oscar-winner was the director and star of the 2003 western “Open Range.”
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    This Australian actress co-starred with Tommy Lee Jones in the 2003 western “The Missing.”
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    He was the unlikely director of the 1995 western “The Quick and the Dead,” starring Russell Crowe and Sharon Stone.
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    He gained fame as the director of “Body Heat” (1981) and “The Big Chill” (1983) before taking on the epic 1985 western “Silverado.”
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    This actor played the menacing Chavez y Chavez in the westerns “Young Guns” (1988) and “Young Guns II” (1990).
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    A teenage heart-throb, he would give an excellent performance as a young cowboy in the 1975 western “Bite the Bullet” before succumbing to personal and alcohol issues.
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    In one of his first major film roles, he played the youthful Lt. Britton Davis in the 1993 western “Geronimo: An American Legend.”
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    This tall, intimidating actor would challenge Paul Newman to a fight to the death at the beginning of the 1969 western “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.”
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    These two young actors would play the roles originated by Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the 1979 western “Butch and Sundance: The Early Days.”
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    In the 1981 western “Cattle Annie and Little Britches,” these two larger-than-life Oscar winners would co-star with the youthful Scott Glenn and Diane Lane.
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    A veteran director of action films such as “The Dirty Dozen,” (1967), he was also known for his gritty westerns “Vera Cruz” (1954) and “Ulzana’s Raid” (1972).
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    This Oscar-winning supporting actor would play the villain Abe Fraser in the 1973 John Wayne western “Cahill U.S. Marshall.”
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    This superstar musical composer scored one of his rare westerns in the 1972 John Wayne film “The Cowboys.”
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    This distinguished British actor would play the role of Col. William Barrett Travis in the 1960 western “The Alamo,” co-starring John Wayne and Richard Widmark.
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    Partially based on a true story, Blake Edwards’ 1988 comedy/mystery “Sunset” detailed the real-life Hollywood teaming of cowboy actor Tom Mix (Bruce Willis) and an elderly Wyatt Earp. Who played Earp?
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    In the 1994 western epic “Wyatt Earp” starring Kevin Costner, this Oscar-winning actor would play father Nicholas Earp.
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    To date, Clint Eastwood has directed more than 35 films. What was the name of the first western he ever directed?
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    Co-starring with Clint Eastwood, this actress would play the title role in the 1970 western “Two Mules for Sister Sara.”
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    This famous sex symbol would star alongside James Stewart and Dean Martin in the 1968 western “Bandolero!”
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    While not John Ford’s final film as a director, it was his final western.
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    This actor won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in the sinister role of Rufus Hannassey in the 1958 western “The Big Country.”
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    This singer-turned-actor co-starred with John Wayne in the 1969 western “True Grit.”
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    The first western film to ever win the Academy Award for Best Picture.
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    In the 1943 western “The Ox-Bow Incident,” Henry Fonda and Harry Morgan must witness the lynching of three men. Who played the three men?
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    This youthful actor would play Joey, who screams “Shane, come home!” at the end of the 1953 western classic “Shane.”
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    The lone female cast member in the 1973 western adventure “The Train Robbers,” starring John Wayne, Rod Taylor and Ben Johnson.
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    In the 1959 western “Warlock,” the town hires a famous gunfighter for protection against outlaws. Who played the gunfighter?
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    This unlikely star played the lead role of Chris in the 1972 western “The Magnificent Seven Ride,” the third sequel of the 1960 classic “The Magnificent Seven.”

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