Hot Lead and Cold Feet

The 1978 American comedy-Western Hot Lead and Cold Feet was produced by Walt Disney Productions under the original title Welcome to Bloodshy. Direct by: Robert Butler Starring: Jim Dale, Karen Valentine, Don Knotts, Jack Elam and Darren McGavin Synopsis: The founder of the frontier town of Bloodshy, Jasper (Jim Dale), has died, and his twin … Continue reading Hot Lead and Cold Feet

Zorro the Avenger

Direct by: Charles Barton Starring: Guy Williams, Henry Calvin, Gene Sheldon, Charles Korvin, Don Diamond, George J. Lewis, Jonathan Hole, Jay Novello, Ralph Clanton, Henry Rowland, Michael Pate, Herscel Bernard Synopsis: As part of a political plot, Don Diego's adversary gets the masked avenger and the masked avenger's father locked up in prison.

Down the Long Hills

Jean Renoir's 1932 film adaptation of the French play Boudu sauvé des eaux inspired the plot of the 1986 American comedy film Down and Out in Beverly Hills. Down and Out in Beverly Hills, distributed by Disney's Touchstone Films, is the studio's first film to be given a R classification by the Motion Picture Association … Continue reading Down the Long Hills

The Lone Ranger

Gore Verbinski helmed and co-wrote the 2013 American Western action picture The Lone Ranger with Justin Haythe, Ted Elliott, and Terry Rossio. Since William A. Fraker's The Legend of the Lone Ranger in 1981, this was the first theatrical feature to star the Lone Ranger and Tonto. Furthermore, at 2 hour, 29 minutes, Lone Ranger … Continue reading The Lone Ranger

Return to Snowy River

The Man from Snowy River II is a sequel to the Australian drama film of the same name from 1982. Walt Disney Pictures released it in the US as Return to Snowy River, while it was called The Untamed in the UK. Direct by: Geoff Burrowes Starring: Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton, Brian Dennehy Revenue: $13.7 … Continue reading Return to Snowy River

The Wild Country

The Wild Country is a 1970 American adventure western film directed by Robert Totten and starring Steve Forrest and Vera Miles. It was produced by Walt Disney Productions. The screenplay is based on the Ralph Moody book Little Britches. Directed By: Robert Totten Starring: Steve Forrest and Vera Miles Revenue: $4 million (rentals) (US/Canada) Synopsis: … Continue reading The Wild Country

Scandalous John

The Walt Disney Company produced the western comedy-drama Scandalous John in 1971. Direct by: Robert Butler Starring: Brian Keith and Alfonso Arau Synopsis: The 79-year-old John McCanless, a rip-snorting western rancher, goes on a cattle drive (with one cow) and does battle against a wealthy, land-grabbing industrialist with his pretty granddaughter, ugly horse, scrawny herd, … Continue reading Scandalous John

One Little Indian

Starring James Garner and Vera Miles, One Little Indian is a Walt Disney Productions Western comedy film from 1973. Direct by: Bernard McEveety Starring: James Garner, Vera Miles, Pat Hingle, Clay O'Brien, John Doucette, Morgan Woodward, Andrew Prine Revenue: $2 million Synopsis:  A white youngster raised by Indians (Clay O'Brien) and an Army deserter (James … Continue reading One Little Indian