Lindsey Tries to Appreciate Westerns: The Gunfighter (1950)

A note from Lindsey: I watched bits and pieces of this film for a tribute post I made for Skip Homeier, but this is the first time I’ve viewed the film in its entirety, so I’m counting it as “new to me.” Jimmy Ringo (Gregory Peck) was once a notorious gunfighter, but he’s changed his ways. He’s traveling to a small town to rekindle a … Continue reading Lindsey Tries to Appreciate Westerns: The Gunfighter (1950)

Children in Films Blogathon: Skippy Homeier

Skip Homeier is an actor possibly best known for his role of Hunt Bromley in 1950’s The Gunfighter, also starring Gregory Peck. Before he became the young wannabe gunfighter at the age of nineteen, though, Skip was a child star billed as “Skippy.” Skip was born George Vincent Homeier on October 5, 1930 in Chicago. As a child, he got his start in the entertainment … Continue reading Children in Films Blogathon: Skippy Homeier

Classic stars on the small screen: One Step Beyond (Episode 1)

“One Step Beyond” was a short-lived TV show that is described by Netflix as a somewhat darker version of “The Twilight Zone.” Like it’s more famous counterpart, “One Step Beyond” is an anthology series dealing with supernatural phenomena. The twist? This series is based on “true” stories, reports from real people just like you and I! And on top of that, every mystery recreated in … Continue reading Classic stars on the small screen: One Step Beyond (Episode 1)