Cowboys and Wild West Indians
On the very hot day of June 12, the equally hot annual Wild Western Festival was held for the fifth time in the Mozhaisk District of the Moscow Region on…

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Millstones of fate of Billy Kid
If the famous sheriff Pat Garrett and some other people who knew him would not have left their written memories of him, we would never have known that in childhood…

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Blacks in the Wild West
I recently had the opportunity to participate in one interesting discussion on Facebook on the page of a famous film critic. One of my friends complained about the dominance of…

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time allowed you to drink

Wild West Saloons

A winged door saloon is a traditional interior element of saloons that existed in the Wild West and are now pleasing to the eye on the territory of western films. In English, they are called “batwing doors,” that is, “bat-wing-doors” that open in both directions. However, America is a very large country, in its northern regions the doors in cowboy taverns always tightly closed the doorway so that cold air did not penetrate it. Of course, the north is practical, but not too romantic and cinematic, so the southern version of the door structure, which helped to carry out ventilation in a hot room and allowed a passerby from the street to understand what fun flares up inside, was fixed in the minds of a simple layman. Continue reading

What did the cowboys do for fashion?
Recognizable image He put on a poncho and jeans or boots with a narrowed cape and a wide leather belt, a hat and a shirt with braid, a bandana or…

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Cowboy - President
Cinema has become the fault of another stable stereotype - “all cowboys are white.” After the abolition of slavery in the US in 1865, a large number of blacks turned…

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Cowboy clothes
But it became later, and at the beginning each group was actually a pioneer, for the first time laying trails, determining parking places and water availability. The most famous among…

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Lincoln War
When in August 1877 they again collided in one of the saloons, Cahill behaved as usual. Quite a bit of a grin, he called Billy bad words, to which he…

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