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!!!

Cowboy Art

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

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.
Like these....

"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.
It's called

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 hair,
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

and remember....

Happy Trails to all y'all!!

and on pinterest:  kkloberdans

c.1907, courtesy of Indiana Music Libraries

1 comment:

  1. I grew up watching the Lone Ranger and Tonto. I saw the movie with Johnny Depp. I love that movie. Don't for get Gun smoke.I really enjoyed this blog. Thank you for sharing. glenda