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Smith Western Movie Stills, 1915-1965

Smith Western Movie Stills, 1915-1965
Size: 11 inches
Location: 3E2
Collection #: MS009
Accession #: 1976.022

Historical Sketch
The Western Film genre is described as a movie that embodies the spirit, struggle, demise, and settling of the American West in the late ninetieth century.

Scope & Content Note  

The Smith Western Movie Stills is comprised of 431 photographs, 4 publicity magazines, 1 Wild West Stars magazine, 1 article concerning Bill Elliott, and a letter from Lewis H. Smith. The majority of the photographs are film stills and publicity photographs from western movies.

Note to Researcher
The Stills are arranged by actor, and then by film they played in. Any description labeled “unknown” means there is no movie identified on the film still. Only two film stills have been digitized, and they are available in the Research Center’s Image Database.

Subject Terms  

Allen, Rex
Arthur, Jean
Baker, Bob
Boyd, William
Brown, Johnny Mack
Canutt, Yakima
Carrillo, Leo
Cooper, Gary
Elliott, Bill
Gable, Clark
Gibson, Hoot
Holt, Tim
Johnson, Ben
Jones, Buck
Lane, Alan
Maynard, Ken
McCoy, Tim
McCrea, Joel
Mix, Tom
Peck, Gregory
Powell, Lee
Renaldo, Duncan
Ritter, Tex
Robertson, Dale
Rogers, Roy
Starrett, Charles
Steele, Bob
Taylor, Robert
Valentino, Rudolph
Wayne, John

Processing Information  

The Stills was origionally arranged in 1993. This finding aid was written in 2013 to reflect current archival standards.

Ownership & Literary Rights  

Please contact the Director of the Dickinson Research Center for information about permission to publish any materials in this collection. In most instances the copyright of the film stills belongs to the Studio that made the movie. It is the researcher's responsibility to make sure they have proper permissions to publish.

Restrictions on Access  

There are no restrictions on this collection. It is open for research.

Preferred Citation  

Smith Western Movie Stills, MS009, Box # Folder #, Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Container List  

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Box Folder Folder Title / Description
Rex Allen
1 128 with horse, undated
129 The Arizona Cowboy, 1950
Jean Arthur
1 133 The Plainsman, 1936
Bob Baker
2 89 Honor of the West, undated
90 Courage of the West, 1937
91 unknown, undated
92 Ghost Town Rider, 1938
93 Black Bandit, undated
William Boyd
1 1 Renegade Trail, undated
2 Doomed Caravan, undated
3 Hopalong Cassidy, undated
4 Old Mexico, undated
Johnny Mack Brown
2 94 Flaming Frontiers, undated
95 Trail of Vengeance, undated
96 Outlaw Gold, undated
97 Fighting with Kit Carson, 1938
98 Boot Hill Brigade, undated
99 Dangerous Trails, undated
100 Lawless, undated
101 Rawhide Rangers, 1941
102 Fighting Ranger, undated
103 Fighting With Kit Carson, undated
104-105 unknown, undated
106 Blazing Bullets, undated
107 unknown, undated
108 Drifting Along, undated
109 unknown, undated
Yakima Canutt
2 110 Stagecoach, 1938
111-113 unknown, undated
114 Three Mesquiteer, undated
115 unknown, undated
Leo Carrillo
2 177 portrait, undated
Gary Cooper
1 137 It's a Big Country, 1952
Bill Elliott
1 5 as Red Ryder, 1940
6 Sun Valley Cyclone, 1946
7 California Gold Rush, 1946
8 Phantom of the Plains, 1945
9 Sheriff of Las Vegas, 1944
10 Bordertown Gunfighters, 1943
11 Phantom of the Plains, 1945
12 on horseback, undated
13 Bordertown Gunfighters, 1943
14 Old Sacramento, 1946
15 Early Arizona, undated
16 The Maverick, undated
17-20 Hellfire, 1949
21 Gallant Legion, 1948
22-26 Topeka, 1953
27-30 Bordertown Gunfighter, 1943
31 Death Valley Man Hunt, 1943
32-33 The Return of Wild Bill, 1940
34-36 Overland with Kit Carson, 1939
37 The Law Comes to Texas, 1939
38 The Last Bandit, 1949
39-40 The Show-Down, 1939
41 Kansas Territory, 1952
42 The Son of Davy Crockett, 1941
43 Return of Daniel Boone, 1941
44 The Last Bandit, 1949
45-47 Calling Wild Bill Elliott, 1943
48 Mojave Fire Brand, 1944
49 Lone Star Pioneers, 1939
50 The Savage Horde, 1950
51 Wyoming, 1947
52-53 The Savage Horde, 1950
138 Conquest of Cheyenne, 1946
139-141 Kansas Territory, 1952
142-143 unknown, undated
144 Drum Beats Over Wyoming, 1946
145 unknown, undated
146 Fargo, undated
147 unknown, undated
148 North of the Rockies, undated
149 Topeka, undated
150 Bullets For Bandits, undated
151 The Longhorn, undated
152-153 Bullets for Bandits, undated
154-156 unknown, undated
157 Old Los Angeles, undated
158 unknown, undated
159-161 The Gallant Legion, 1948
162-164 The Lone Star Vigilantes, undated
165 Roaring Frontiers, undated
166 unknown, undated
167 The Gallant Legion, 1948
168 unknown, undated
169 The Fabulous Texan, undated
170 Hellfire, 1949
171 Beyond the Sacramento, undated
172 unknown, undated
173 Topeka, 1953
174 unknown, undated
175 Prairie Gunsmoke, undated
176-178 The Fabulous Texan, undated
179 Topeka, 1953
180 Hands Across the Rockies, 1946
181-182 The Plainsman and the Lady, 1946
183 The Fabulous Texan, undated
184 Roaring Frontier, undated
185 Pioneers of the Frontier, 1940
186 holding a gun, undated
187 Marshall, undated
188 Hands Across the Rockies, 1941
189-190 Return of Wild Bill, 1940
191-192 Hands Across the Rockies, 1941
193 Roaring Frontier, undated
194 The Wildcat of Tucson, undated
195 Return of Daniel Boone, 1941
196 unknown, undated
197 Topeka, 1953
198 Valley of Vanishing Men, undated
199-200 unknown, undated
201 Prairie Schooner, undated
202 Rebel City, undated
203-204 Kansas Territory, 1952
205 The Fabulous Texan, undated
206-209 Valley of the Vanishing Men, undated
210-215 Overland with Kit Carson, 1939
216 Valley of Vanishing Men, undated
217-218 Gallant Legion, 1948
219 Kansas Territory, 1952
2 1-2 Kansas Territory, 1952
3-4 Calling Wild Bill Elliot, 1943
5 California Gold Rush, 1946
6-9 The Longhorn, 1951
10-12 Taming of the West, 1939
13 Waco, 1952
14 Vigilante Terror, 1953
15 Frontier of 49, undated
16 Lone Star Pioneers, undated
17 The Savage Horde, 1950
18 Hidden Valley Outlaws, undated
19 Bordertown Gunfighters, 1943
20 The Homesteaders, 1953
21 Bordertown Gunfighters, 1943
22-23 Wyoming, 1947
24-25 The Showdown, 1950
26 The Savage Horde, 1950
27 Sheriff of Redwood Valley, undated
28 Drum Beats over Wyoming, undated
29 The 49ers, 1954
30-31 Bitter Creek, undated
32 Law Comes to Texas, 1939
33 The Savage Horde, 1950
34 The Vigilante Terror, 1953
35 Overland with Kit Carson, 1939
36 Lone Star Pioneers, 1939
37 Old Los Angeles, undated
38-46 unknown, undated
47 North from the Lone Star State, undated
48 Man From Thunder River, undated
49 Border Town Gunfighters, 1943
50 Man from Thunder River, undated
51 Border Town Gunfighters, 1943
52 Showdown, 1950
53 In Old Sacramento, 1946
54 The Man From Tumble Weed, undated
55 Roaring Frontiers, undated
56 Frontier of ’49, undated
57 The Longhorn, undated
58 The Gallant Legion, 1948
59 The Showdown, 1950
60 The Devil’s Trail, undated
61-63 unknown, undated
64-65 Topeka, 1953
66-70 unknown, undated
71 The Man from Thunder River, undated
Clark Gable
1 131 Across the Wide Missouri, 1951
Hoot Gibson
1 130 on Goldie riding alongside train, undated
Tim Holt
2 116 Portrait, undated
117 Storm Over Wyoming, 1949
118 Gunplay, 1951
119 Lightening (horse), undated
Ben Johnson
1 54 Wagonmaster, undated
55 Fort Defiance, 1951
56 Roping poster, undated
57 Shaking hands with John Wayne, 1973
58 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, undated
59 Wagonmaster, 1950
60 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, 1950
61 The Wild Bunch, undated [Missing]
Buck Jones
2 120 Portrait, undated
121 Dawn on the Great Divide, undated
122 White Eagle, undated
123 Last Picture, undated
124 Dawn on the Great Divide, undated
Alan Lane
2 125 unknown, undated
126 Marshall of Reno, undated
127 unknown, undated
Ken Maynard
1 62 On Tarzan (horse), undated
63 Gun Justice, undated
64 unknown, undated
65-66 Trick riding, undated
67 Western Courage, undated
Tim McCoy
1 68 with rifle, 1958 [signed]
69 On Starlight (horse), undated
70-74 unknown, undated
Joel McCrea
1 75-76 Buffalo Bill, undated
77 Colorado Territory, 1949
78 First Texan, undated
79 Buffalo Bill, undated
80-81 South of St. Louis, 1948
82 Wanted,1948
83-85 Outriders, 1950
86 Stranger on Horseback, 1955
Tom Mix
2 128-129 unknown, undated
130 The Texas Bad Man, undated
131-132 unknown, undated
133-134 portrait, undated [signed]
135 unknown, undated
136 Terror Trail, 1935
137 Destry Rides Again, 1933
138-143 unknown, undated
144 4th Horseman, undated
145 Flaming Guns, undated
146 unknown, undated
147 Signed portrait, undated
148-152 unknown, undated
153 Destry Rides Again, 1933
154-158 Unknown, undated
159 Rider of Death Valley, undated
160-162 Unknown, undated
163 Formal portrait with wife, undated
164 The Texan, undated
165-174 unknown, undated
Gregory Peck
1 92-93 Yellow Sky, 1948
94 Duel in the Sun, 1959
95-96 The Big Country, 1958
Lee Powell
1 135 Lone Ranger, 1938
Red Ryder Comic Poster
2 206 Western Thrill, undated
Duncan Renaldo
2 175 As Cisco Kid on horse, undated
176 As Cisco Kid with Leo Carrillo, undated
Tex Ritter
1 97 with guitar, undated
98 The Man From Texas, undated
99 Down the Wyoming Trail, undated
100 Roll Wagons Roll, undated
101 Arizona Days, undated
102 Roll Wagons Roll, undated
103 unknown, undated
104 North of the Rockies, undated
105 unknown, undated
106-107 Lone Star Vigilantes, 1941
108 Bullets for Bandits, 1942
109 Rolling Westward, undated
110 Starlight Over Texas, undated
111 unknown, undated
112 Starlight Over Texas, undated
113 Utah Trails, 1938
114 unknown, undated
115 The Texas Rangers, undated
116 Head shot, undated
117 Diamond Jubilee, 1973
118-119 unknown, undated
Dale Robertson
2 178 Wells Fargo TV Series, undated
179 Portrait, 1973
180 Hell Canyon Outlaw, undated
181 A Day of Fury, undated
182-184 Sitting Bull, 1954
185 City of Bad Men, 1953
Roy Rogers
2 186 Bells of Rosarita, 1945
187 Robin Hood of the Pecos, undated
188-189 Unknown, undated
190 Frontier Pony Express, undated
191 Carson City Kid, undated
192 Come on Rangers, undated
193 Under Western Stars, undated
194 Nevada City, undated
195 Ranger and the Lady, undated
196 Carson City Kid, undated
197-199 Young Bill Hickok, undated
200 Jesse James at Bay, undated
201 playing guitar
202 on horse ‘Trigger’,undated
Charles Starrett
1 132 The Medico, 1941
Bob Steele
2 203 Mohave Kid, undated
204-205 unknown, undated
Robert Taylor
1 134 Westward the Women, 1952
1 87-91 The Three Mesquiteers, 1939
Rudolph Valentino
1 120 The Sheik, 1921
121 The Four Men of the Apocalypse, 1921
122 on horse in front of home, undated
John Wayne
1 123 Texas Terror, 1935
124 Lawless Range, 1936
125 The Train Robbery, 1973
126 The War Wagon, 1967
127 The Lawless Frontier, undated
Horses
1 136 Black Horse Canyon, 1954
Western Movies
2 72 Guilty Trails, undated
73 Possibly Hoot Gibson on horseback, undated
74 unidentified actor with horse, undated
75 Warner Baxter, undated
76 Caesar Romero as ‘Cisco Kid’ and Chrispin Martin as ‘Pancho’, undated
77 Possibly Ken Maynard and unidentified actress standing in doorway, undated
78 Home on the Range, 1933
79 Gun Justice, 1934
80 Two unidentified actors & an actress in Greek toga, undated
81 Two actors in fight scene two onlookers, undated
82 Three unidentified actors in front of truck, undated
83 Two actors tied up while third looks on, undated
84 Andy Devine, Jack Holt, & Grant Withers in The Gallant Legion, 1948
85 Gilbert Roland on horseback, undated
86 Bill Elliott with group of actors on horseback, undated
87-88 Bill Elliott movie still Dail Red O, undated
3 1 movie posters, undated
2 Photography by Alexander Kahle
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