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Initial post: Dec 5, 2009 3:00:24 AM PST
Mister Ed says:
Ok your in Fort Apache surrounded by Indians , or your Will Penny and snowed in for the winter---what western lady star would like to be snowed in with or meet your posible death with in Fort Apache..

I think I'd like to rescue Claudia Cardinale to the old line shack in the dead of winter lol

Posted on Dec 5, 2009 5:00:28 AM PST
fordman says:
Joan Crawford i Think The Roll She Played in Johnny Giutar Was The Best From Any Actress i Have Seen in Any Western, She Was Awesome in Anything She Did, And Yes i Would Have Gone into Her Burning Hotel To Rescue Her.

Posted on Dec 13, 2009 8:37:12 PM PST
Meyer3 says:
Raquel Welch in a Western with Robert Culp, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Elam, and Stother Martin. I forget the title, but until Culp finds her some clothes, she is as sexy as one can imagine in tight jeans and nothing but a blanket on top.

Posted on Dec 18, 2009 11:00:30 AM PST
katherine ross in butch cassiday and the sundance kid

Posted on Dec 23, 2009 6:39:51 PM PST
The key is to find a woman in a WESTERN BOOK that is memorable. I'd have to vote for Elizabeth DuBonnet in "SAving Tom Black." In the start, she runs away from an orphan train to find her mother and sister. She tries to disguise herself as a male (Tom Black) and has incredible adventures. She's a combination of fearful yet determined, so it's not like she's GI Jane or something. Some of the events are hysterical...something you don't find too often in traditional Westerns.

Posted on Dec 25, 2009 2:42:38 PM PST
Hey Meyer3, thats "Hannie Caulder". I prefer Maureen O'Hara, a real classic beauty!

Posted on Jan 2, 2010 12:47:03 PM PST
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Posted on Jan 13, 2010 11:00:43 AM PST
Welch was indeed good in Hannie Caulder. And Maureen O'Hara
is one of my favorites. Barbara Stanwyck was in a number of
good westerns too.

Posted on Jan 16, 2010 7:37:44 AM PST
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mesadallas says:
Well, I guess if you're surrounded by Indians you might want a lady that can outshoot every gunfighter around. That way you could fight your way out of the fort and spend the winter in the line shack.

I recommend Sharon Stone in the Quick and the Dead.

Posted on Feb 25, 2011 2:32:34 PM PST
Tom says:
Barbara Stanwyck has to be number one
Agree that Sharon Stone was great in the Quick and the Dead
Modern day actress I love is the beautiful and talented Jordanna Allen, from "A Hell of A Ride.
Extraordinary horse riding skills and incredible ability with horses.
A Hell Of A Ride (Rental Ready) [Blu-ray]

Posted on Feb 25, 2011 4:11:46 PM PST
Bwich'd says:
Michele Carey in "El Dorado" with John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan, Ed Asner.

She rode bareback and took out the bad guy with a rifle.. saving John Wayne.
And with that wild hair and leather pants......
If I was a 12 year old boy going to the matinee in 1967, that would have growed me up right quick!

Posted on Feb 26, 2011 6:25:31 AM PST
I liked Gail Davis in the old "Annie Oakley" TV shows and many of the Gene Autry movies. A cuter cowgirl you could not find anywhere.

Posted on Mar 16, 2011 3:03:22 PM PDT
To get back to books I have a fatal weakness for women who know how to use a six gun. I was a big fan of the White Squaw series and Jessica Starbuck in Lone Star. More recent favorities are the Ralph Compton Shadow of a Noose tetrology and Peter Brandvold's Louisa Bonaventure. I'd be heaps obliged if anyone could point me to other gun slingin gals, especially on Kindle.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 20, 2011 9:36:40 PM PDT
Pleiades2 says:
I like Marlene in her two westerns, though why was she named "Frenchie" in the first one? Should I blame Brand?

Stanwyck *always good, especially in The FURIES.

Posted on Sep 16, 2011 8:02:42 PM PDT
Jodi May says:
Diane Lane in Lonesome Dove.
Kim Darby in True Grit.

Posted on Oct 14, 2011 6:34:05 AM PDT
Molly says:
Barbara Stanwick, Amanda Blake and the two beautiful redhead matriachs in the How the West Was Won series

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 15, 2011 10:23:14 AM PDT
Pleiades2 says:
Western pulp fans should check out "SENORITA SCORPION" series from ACTION STORIES. Jon Tuska for some reason spread these through the Les Savage paperbacks.
I hear the first four tales are collected in a new tome. These four are the best as Savage seemed to lose interest later in the series.

Posted on Nov 18, 2011 11:07:22 AM PST
I'm thinking of Karen Steele in RIDE LONESOME, the Budd Boetticher film with Randolph Scott. She was a Jayne Mansfield type,
but more sympathetic. Gorgeous, upright but vulnerable, and worth fighting for.
Another very beautiful woman, in an even better film: Julie London in MAN OF THE WEST.

Posted on Nov 19, 2011 8:52:51 AM PST
Jay Lesiger says:
Certainly Barbara Stanwyck, who was amazingly at home in westerns as she was in other movie genres. And let's not forget Joanne Dru, who was great in RED RIVER, SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON and WAGONMASTER.

Posted on Nov 19, 2011 4:07:12 PM PST
Army guy says:
Jane Russel was good in the comedic western, The Paleface. And for that matter, Barbara Rhodes wasn't shabby in the remake, The shakiest gun in the west west.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 28, 2011 12:57:51 PM PST
Molly says:
Yvonne DeCarlo in any Western. She is beautiful. Also Amanda Blake and Peggy Castle

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 15, 2012 7:24:53 PM PST
Cobra Woman (Universal Vault Series)
Jean Arthur in ARIZONA(1940) Ella Raines in TALL IN THE SADDLE(1944) and Loretta Young in RACHEL AND THE STRANGER(1948)-vANCE

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 15, 2012 7:41:58 PM PST
Consider Jean Arthur in ARIZONA(1940) Ella Raines in TALL IN THE SADDLE(1944) and Loretta Youngin RACHEL AND THE STRANGER(1948)-Vance

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 16, 2012 7:43:54 AM PST
Pen Scepter says:
Hi--

That was "Hannie Caulder." Very strange western, as they go, but I agree that Welch was incredibly scenic.

In reply to an earlier post on May 2, 2012 7:21:17 AM PDT
Molly says:
You are right.
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