Val Kilmer as Doc Holiday in the movie Tombstone [1993]. Tombstone is a small but growing mining town where Holliday encounters his friend Wyatt Earp.  Holliday (Kilmer), is a Southern gambler and expert gunslinger, who seeks relief from his tuberculosis in Arizona's drier climate.

Val Kilmer as Doc Holiday in the movie Tombstone [1993]. Tombstone is a small but growing mining town where Holliday encounters his friend Wyatt Earp. Holliday (Kilmer), is a Southern gambler and expert gunslinger, who seeks relief from his tuberculosis in Arizona's drier climate.

Kevin Costner in Open Range. The film is set in 1882. "Boss" Spearman (Duvall) is an open range cattleman, who, with hired hands Charley (Costner), Mose (Benrubi) and Button (Luna), is driving a herd cross country. Charley is a former soldier who fought in the Civil War and feels guilty over his past as a killer.

Kevin Costner in Open Range. The film is set in 1882. "Boss" Spearman (Duvall) is an open range cattleman, who, with hired hands Charley (Costner), Mose (Benrubi) and Button (Luna), is driving a herd cross country. Charley is a former soldier who fought in the Civil War and feels guilty over his past as a killer.

Fort Apache. John Wayne, Henry Fonda, John Agar, and Shirley Temple (Agar )   1948   This film was the first of John Fords  ''cavalry trilogy'' followed by ' She Wore a Yellow Ribbon ' and 'Rio Grande' .

Fort Apache. John Wayne, Henry Fonda, John Agar, and Shirley Temple (Agar ) 1948 This film was the first of John Fords ''cavalry trilogy'' followed by ' She Wore a Yellow Ribbon ' and 'Rio Grande' .

Clint Eastwood got his role in "Rawhide" (1959) while visiting a friend at the CBS lot when a studio exec spotted him because he "looked like a cowboy."

Clint Eastwood got his role in "Rawhide" (1959) while visiting a friend at the CBS lot when a studio exec spotted him because he "looked like a cowboy."

Ken Curtis (right) who portrayed the squinty-eyed deputy Festus Haggen on the long running tv western Gunsmoke from 1964-1975, helped keep law and order in Dodge City along with James Arness who played Marshal Matt Dillon.

Ken Curtis (right) who portrayed the squinty-eyed deputy Festus Haggen on the long running tv western Gunsmoke from 1964-1975, helped keep law and order in Dodge City along with James Arness who played Marshal Matt Dillon.

James Garner in Larry McMurtry's  STREETS OF LAREDO which was a sequel to the acclaimed Lonesome Dove series. Garner plays the curmudgeonly character, Capt. Woodrow Call.

James Garner in Larry McMurtry's STREETS OF LAREDO which was a sequel to the acclaimed Lonesome Dove series. Garner plays the curmudgeonly character, Capt. Woodrow Call.

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