Riding with the Cowboys.

For most of the 40’s,50’s and 60’s one genre of movie dominated the USA’s film industry. This was the Western and it featured the adventures and escapades of the Cowboy.  The Hollywood style of Cowboy was quite clean cut or a dastardly villain. The reality of the situation was that between the 1860s and 1890s, when the Cowboy was most numerous, it was a dirty, smelly and dangerous job. The only thing most notable of the Cowboy back then is that they made the t-shirt popular as an under garment.…