Saturday, September 21, 2013
Rootin' Tootin' Cowboys...and The Lone Ranger!
vintage Zane Grey magazines with vintage toys & badges
Welcome to my Rootin' Tootin' Cowboy Blog Special!!
Today is a cowpoke-punchin' plethora of kitschy
and genuine Western Hospitality!
(Oh, that was fun to write!)
1956 Movie Poster for "Frontier Gambler"
Git ready fer some gen-you-ine Cowboy Fun!!!
scene from The Lone Ranger with Tonto and The Lone Ranger
Oh, those silly cowboys.
Always funnin' and pointin' guns 'n such!
Wyatt Earp, famous Western figure and gunfighter
High Ho Silver, Away!! Lego Lone Ranger
vintage 1950s Dell comic book of The Lone Ranger
An' let's not forget those Gals.....
....and what gals they were!!!!
antique Cowgirl Postcard
Annie Oakley, famous Western sharpshooter
by David Stoecklein
Them Western Wild Wimmen', now they come
in all sizes, shapes and perty outfits!
"Red" in The Lone Ranger, played by Helena Bonham Carter
retro style western jacket with leather fringe and trim
custom made cowgirl boots with spotted calf hair and leather
"Sittin' by the fire
too close in your jeans
can git mighty plenty hot
in an uncomfortable spot!"
- cowboy wisdom
Here's a nice little paper doll set for yah!
'course, you know wherever there's pretty lil' gals,
there's bound tah' be some fellers too....
paper dolls courtesy of Origamibears.com
Which reminds me of the all-important Cowboy accessory...
The Cowboy Hat!
genuine horseshoe hat rack
The gen-you-ine Cowboy Hat
comes in a variety of shapes.
"Los Musicos" collage portrait
'Buck n Bum' cowboy hat
vintage straw cowboy hat
"Never squat with yer spurs on!"
- cowboy wisdom
vintage 1980's cowboy boots
vintage frontier play set
Some of yah mighta' been hearin' bad things about a
Wild West Movie Pitchure recently.
The Lone Ranger
(not to be confused with
The Lone Ranger TV series...)
The Lone Ranger TV series
Well, let me just whisper a tip in yer ear...
It'a a good 'un.
Them critics 'n nay-sayers 'n fancy interest groups...
they sure got the saddle on the wrong critter with this one!
Take yer lil' gal or yer cowboy and git on over 'n see it!
scene from The Lone Ranger, with Johnny Depp as 'Tonto' and Armie Hammer as 'The Lone Ranger'
Now, friends are mighty importint' to yah
in the Wild West frontier.
Pick 'em careful like, and they'll never let yah down.
Whether they have fur,
or whatever on thar' heads.
Tonto, from The Lone Ranger, played by Johnny Depp
vintage Wild West 'Bob' paper dolls
Tonto and The Ghost Horse, from The Lone Ranger
The Lone Ranger with his trusty steed Silver, and his BFF Tonto
Paint Horses fabric squares
The Lone Ranger and Tonto from The Lone Ranger
Australian Cattle Dog
There's plenty o' down right dirty rotten scoundrels
to mess yah' up....
General George Armstrong Custer, Wild West mess of an Army officer and treaty breaker
Billy the Kid
famous gunfighter, charming boy-face and too-ready-to-pull-the-trigger gunman
...and here's a nasty Wild West rumor,
yet to be confirmed or denied....
my all time favorite Gary Larson The Far Side cartoon...
Well, if it's time to pack yer bags and come 'n visit...
Ya'll are welcome any time!!
Here's some packin' idees...
antique hide-covered box with hand forged iron closures
handmade glazed horse biscotti
vintage deerskin fringe jacket
Some Fun Stuff fer the trip:
vintage 1950's The Lone Ranger frame mat puzzle
Lego set Tonto and The Lone Ranger
Dell comic book The Lone Ranger from 1952
an' some stitchin' fer yer fingers.....
'Bronco' embroidery pattern
I think I found this on TurkeyFeathers' blog
Happy Trails to all y'all!!
and on pinterest: kkloberdans
c.1907, courtesy of Indiana Music Libraries