Orrin Konheim
9 min readNov 30, 2020

Eight Great Shoot Outs in the History of the Movie Western

This article was originally written for another website and can be found on my Patreon (with additional examples). On my blog entry, you can see video clips: http://sophomorecritic.blogspot.com/2020/07/eight-great-shoot-outs-in-history-of.html

The Shootist (1976)-Going out on one last bang

The last Western John Wayne ever shot fittingly deals with the question of old age as his character, JB Books, deals with cancer.

On the last morning of his life, Books rides the trolley to a hotel where three outlaws are…

Orrin Konheim

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