Mar 15, 2019
We continue the raiders doing their dirty work in the town of Rock Ridge. As we go through each of the moments, we break down what is real and what is not. We discuss the difference between jumping through candy glass and putting your hand through a real glass window. The discussion moves to a strange platform with feedbags that seems to serve no purpose other than for a stunt. Alan and Walt also discuss one resident of Rock Ridge who has a bullet proof hat and that a three-sided phone booth shower did not exist in the Old West. Next we discuss the old woman being beaten and how she breaks the fourth wall to ask the audience if they have ever seen such cruelty? Amidst the discussion, there are several scenes in the script that are not in the film. The episode ends as the song transitions into a church hymn just as we are moving inside a prairie church with the town participating in a Sunday service.
We continue with our special guests today. Jim Dunham started his career in Hollywood doing cowboy stunt shows and has been a cowboy at heart ever since. He is a historian, artist, poet and performer as well as being a quick draw specialists and a trick gun artists. He currently works at the Booth Western Art Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate world class museum in Cartersville, Georgia. Dwayne Towns is a black cowboy, a Buffalo Soldier reenactor and an aficionado of black cowboy history in the old west.
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