Stagecoach (1939). Over the years, hundreds of these movies have been released as feature films, and to this day, the classic western maintains its ability to excite and intrigue.  

Historic Western Figures

Many westerns are based on actual, historic outlaws and lawmen. Here are a few notable figures: *Robert Ford. *The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid. *Doc Holliday, Virgil Earp, and Morgan Earp.

Notable Westerns

Prominent Western Directors

* John Ford * Clint Eastwood * Sam Peckinpah * Anthony Mann * Howard Hawks

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