Coming Attractions: What Is a Western?

Once Upon a Time in the West

The Autry National Center is offering two film series on Saturdays through the year.

The museum shows a Gene Autry double feature at noon on the first Saturday of the month in the Western Legacy Theater. Upcoming films are “Rhythm of the Saddle”  (1938) and “Cow Town” (1950) on July 2; and “Heart of the Rio Grande” (1942) and “Sons of New Mexico” (1950) on Aug. 4.

The museum is also offering a monthly series in the Wells Fargo Theater titled “What Is a Western?” The films are “Once Upon a Time in the West” at 1:30 p.m. on July 9; “Gunfight at the O.K. Corral” at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 13; “Tombstone” (1993) at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 17; “Winchester ’73” (1950) at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 22; and “Unforgiven” (1992) at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 12. Tickets are available here.

The museum is also showing “Bells of San Angelo” (1947) at 2 p.m. on Aug. 27 to honor Roy Rogers’ centennial.

The Autry is in Griffith Park next to the zoo.

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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