HC newsletter Jan2013

The Cannon family runs the High Chaparral Ranch in the Arizona Territory in the 1870s. Check out another western by David Dortort.
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HC newsletter Jan2013

Post by tym » Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:45 am

http://highchaparralnewsletter.com/Arch ... _2013.html

One or two comments about BZ.

Interesting Cameron Mitchel anecdotes comparing HP to BZ and what he based his character on. Also an explanation of why HC was cancelled.

Other info, too.

If this was posted before, sorry.
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Re: HP newsletter Jan2013

Post by Adamant » Sat Sep 28, 2013 12:35 pm

I read part of it and am going to go back and read the rest. Ah, I miss Cameron Mitchell. I liked him so much. It would have been nice to meet Henry Darrow as well.
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Re: HC newsletter Jan2013

Post by Calamity » Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:46 pm

:thanks tym
“My horse Prince…every one of our close-ups became a two-shot because he was a ham. I did a lot of shots where I ad-libbed with the horse. He used to follow me around like a puppy dog. The one great thing about ‘ol Prince were his ears. They were always up. If a horse’s ears are down, he looks horrible. Price always had his ears up. Some days he wasn’t very alert, but if you had a real tough action scene, I’d put on one spur, just one. I didn’t use it, but he knew it was there…he heard it. He was a different horse. You touched him and he took off! He finally died in his 30’s.”
I've known him to speak of his horse with great affection and I'm glad to read this again.
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Re: HC newsletter Jan2013

Post by Pam » Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:43 pm

I really don't know Cameron Mitchell but I enjoyed reading this information thanks

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