Big Guns Talk: The Story of the Western


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Cast:

James Garner

Carroll Baker

Irene Bedard

Budd Boetticher

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Summary:
Documentary explores the American Western film genre -- its myths, lengend, heroes, stars, history and impact on culture. The installments include: "A Liar's Frontier" which examines the conventions, lies and delusions of the genre; "The Hanging Tree" looks at the moral lessons taught in Westerns; "Western Whitewash" reveals racial distortions in Western movies; and "Big Guns Talk" contemplates the impact of the Western on American culture in the 1990s.