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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Wild West Show
After losing the election in November, Hickcock took off the sheriff's star and left Hayes. But this city did not seem to let him go. Wild Bill returned to Haze…

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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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Who is a cowboy

If you ask the first comer “Who is a cowboy?”, Then in 99% of 100 you will hear a very short and firm answer: “A tough guy riding a horse, wearing a hat and a revolver.” Those who answer in this way will be partly right, since it is precisely this image, fanned by a halo of romance, that for a century we have been seeing on cinema screens, book pages and colorful advertising posters. Dressed up with a needle, an unflappable hero with a pair of colts, a regular at drinking companions and a fierce participant in dizzying chases and shootings, these are typical examples of the “tough guy” we see in most films about the Wild West. But was the cowboy’s life really easy and easy? To understand this issue, you should take a short excursion to the United States of the XIX century – the era of the dawn of American cowboys. Continue reading

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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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.…

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Experienced cowboy
So why did it take a dramatic increase in the number of shepherds? The fact is that grass grew on the endless plains of the West, which easily tolerated not…

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Arrows of the Wild West
Despite the proverb that existed in the Wild West: “God created people, and Mr. Colt called them equal”, the most popular among the bandits and among the representatives of the…

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