The Hollywood Posse: The Story of a Gallant Band of Horsemen Who Made Movie History

The Hollywood Posse The Story of a Gallant Band of Horsemen Who Made Movie History After when the great cattle empires began to crumble hundreds of seasoned cowboys found themselves jobless A handful of discarded horsemen however stumbled upon an entirely new frontier Holly

  • Title: The Hollywood Posse: The Story of a Gallant Band of Horsemen Who Made Movie History
  • Author: Diana Serra Cary
  • ISBN: 9780806128351
  • Page: 430
  • Format: Paperback
  • After 1912, when the great cattle empires began to crumble, hundreds of seasoned cowboys found themselves jobless A handful of discarded horsemen, however, stumbled upon an entirely new frontier Hollywood In a rare insider s view, Diana Serra Cary tells the story of these cowboys, who survived for another fifty years as riders, stuntmen, and doubles for the stars FilledAfter 1912, when the great cattle empires began to crumble, hundreds of seasoned cowboys found themselves jobless A handful of discarded horsemen, however, stumbled upon an entirely new frontier Hollywood In a rare insider s view, Diana Serra Cary tells the story of these cowboys, who survived for another fifty years as riders, stuntmen, and doubles for the stars Filled with humorous anecdotes, The Hollywood Posse reveals the full story of the cowboys long and bitter feud with autocratic director Cecil B De Mille their relationships with the great Western stars from the flamboyant Tom Mix to the durable John Wayne and above all, their touching loyalty, code of honor, and devotion to each other.

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    2 thoughts on “The Hollywood Posse: The Story of a Gallant Band of Horsemen Who Made Movie History

    1. Diana Serra Cary Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the The Hollywood Posse: The Story of a Gallant Band of Horsemen Who Made Movie History book, this is one of the most wanted Diana Serra Cary author readers around the world.

    2. Another great book by Diana Serra Cary. This one covers an obscure but fascinating story--the cowboys put out of business by the closing of the frontier who went to work as riding extras, stunt doubles, stagecoach drivers--anything working with horses. I'll never look at those Western chases the same way again (not to mention scenes of cavalry charges, chariot races, etc.). Also gives insight into the working conditions of Hollywood extras and animal performers, especially during the Depression- [...]

    3. Well-written memoir written by one of the last child stars of the Silent Era. This book is part family history and part Los Angeles-Hollywood history. Here the reader will discover from where the early cowboy extras and stuntmen came, including some interesting stories. Cary has proven that she is a talented researcher and writer who undeniably became an even greater success after the end of her "Baby Peggy" years. I recommend this book; it was fun to read.

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