Wild Bill Elliott

A Complete Filmography

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About the Book

Wild Bill Elliott was a major western star. His screen persona met evil head-on and emerged victorious, bringing cheers from Saturday audiences.
This book covers Elliott’s entire career. It begins with a biographical sketch and then discusses each of his 78 starring roles as well as his more than 130 supporting roles. The film entries include studio, release date, alternate titles, cast and credit listings, songs, location filming, color, running time, source, story synopsis, notes and commentary, quotations from published reviews and a critical summation of the film. Appendices include Elliott’s short films, TV and radio appearances and comic books.

About the Author(s)

A retired pharmacist, Gene Blottner has written for such publications as Western Clippings and Under Western Skies. He is the author of several books with McFarland and lives in Norfolk, Virginia.

Bibliographic Details

Gene Blottner
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 328
Bibliographic Info: 105 photos, appendices, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2012 [2007]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-6903-1
eISBN: 978-0-7864-8025-8
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Acknowledgments      vi

Preface       1

WILD BILL ELLIOTT: HIS LIFE      3

ELLIOTT’S STARRING ROLES      19

ELLIOTT’S SUPPORTING ROLES      155

APPENDICES

A. Elliott’s Short Subject Appearances      273

B. Other Elliott Film Appearances      276

C. Elliott Comic Books      280

D. Elliott’s Las Vegas Television Programs      282

E. Western Star Polls      284

F. Alphabetical Listing of Elliott’s Starring Films      287

G. Alphabetical Listing of Elliott’s Supporting Films      287

H. Chronological Listing of Elliott’s Starring Films      290

I. Chronological Listing of Elliott’s Supporting Films      291

J. Chronological Listing of All of Elliott’s Film Appearances (serially numbered)      294

Bibliography      299

Index      301

Book Reviews & Awards

“excellent…a great book”—Suite 101.com; “very informative…looks at Wild Bill’s film career from every aspect and angle”—Western Clippings; “comprehensive…top notch…highly recommended”—The Old Cowboy Picture Show; “meticulously researched”—The Virginian-Pilot; “a major star in American western films for 15 years”—Reference & Research Book News.