Elmo Williams directs this look at the myths and realities of the American Cowboy. Originally released in 1954, this documentary came amidst the height of the western boom in Hollywood.~Daniel Gelb
Supplemental commentary by actual cowboys featured in the film
Original theatrical trailer
Video booklet, "Making of 'The Cowboy' " by Elmo Williams
Ghost Towns of the Old West: The Deserts - the ghost of a sourdough prospector takes us back in time through historical color films to the Great Basin, The Arizona Desert, including Tombstone's O.K. Corral, Death Valley, plus a look at the life and times of the miners.