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HIST 2499/HIST 4499: The Wild, Wild, West: Feature Films

Feature Films

 

Lewis Library has the following Westerns on DVD; they should be on the main level near the reference desk (if you don’t see the one you want, please ask—it may be somewhere else, or checked out).

 

  • Brokeback Mountain (DVD PN 1997 .B765 2006)
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (DVD PN 1997 .B928 2000)
  • A Fistful of Dollars (DVD PN 1997 .F552 1999)
  • Geronimo an American Legend (DVD PN 1997 .G411 1998)
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (PN 1995.9 W4 G66 2006 and DVD PN 1997 .G662 2006)
  • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (DVD PN1997 .G911 2003)
  • High Noon (DVD PN 1997 .H544 2008)
  • High Plains Drifter (DVD PN 1997 .H593 1998)
  • Hud (DVD PN 1997 .H883 2003)
  • Jeremiah Johnson (DVD PN  1997 .J414 1997)
  • The Magnificent Seven (DVD PN 1997 .M343 2001)
  • The Missing (DVD PN 1997 .M563 2004)
  • My Darling Clementine (DVD PN 1997 .M973 2003)
  • Once upon a Time in the West (DVD PN 1997 .O534 2003)
  • The Outlaw Josie Wales (DVD PN 1997 .O914 2001)
  • Red River (DVD PN 1997 .R4785 1998)
  • The Searchers (DVD PN 1997 .S356 1997)
  • Shane (DVD PN 1997 .S528 2000)
  • Stagecoach (DVD PN 1997 .S824 1997)
  • The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (DVD PN 1997 .T561 2006)
  • Tombstone (DVD PN 1997 .T681 1993)
  • True Grit (DVD PN 1997 .T784 2007)
  • The Wild Bunch (DVD PN 1997 .W79 1997)

 

Documentaries (streaming video):

 

We also have books and e-books on the Western as a genre or specific films, for example:

  • Aquila, Richard.  The Sagebrush Trail:  Western Movies and Twentieth-Century America.  Tucson:  University of Arizona Press, 2015.  E-book
  • Corkin, Stanley.  Cowboys as Cold Warriors:  The Western and U.S. History.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004.  (PN 1995.9 .W4 C65 2004)
  • Fagen, Herb.  Encyclopedia of Westerns.  New York:  Facts on File, 2003.  (PN 1995.9 .W400 F27 2003)
  • Fenin, George N. and William K. Everson.  The Western from Silents to the Seventies New York: Grossman, 1973.  (PN 1995.9 .W4 F4 1973) (note the date!)
  • Grant, Barry Keith.  John Ford’s Stagecoach.  Cambridge University Press, 2003.   E-book
  • Lusted, David.  The Western.  Routledge, 2014 (orig. publ. 2003).  E-book
  • O’Connor, John E.  Hollywood’s West:  The American Frontier in Film, Television, and History.  Lexington:  University Press of Kentucky, 2005.  (PN 19995.9 .W4 H58 200, also available as e-book)
  • Varner, Paul.  The A-Z of Westerns.  Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2009.

 

Or try this link:

Subject Term:  Western films -- History and criticism.

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