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20th May '16 12:47:01 AM Snarf
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* Both versions of ''Film/MonteWalsh'' (the 1970 version starring Lee Marvin and the 2003 version starring Tom Selleck) address the plight of aging cowboys in an era where the frontier is vanishing.
21st Mar '16 12:12:40 PM FF32
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* ''BloodMeridian'' is literally subtitled "An Evening Redness in the West", and is a comment on the death of that era.

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* ''BloodMeridian'' ''Literature/BloodMeridian'' is literally subtitled "An Evening Redness in the West", and is a comment on the death of that era.
23rd Feb '16 11:26:27 AM CynicalBastardo
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* ''Film/LegendsOfTheFall'' starts off around this era, before moving into World War 1 and the Prohibition Era.
8th Jan '16 2:41:21 AM RushLimborg
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* ''Film/TheManWhoShotLibertyValance'' has this dramatized by the tragic CharacterArc of JohnWayne's character, as he sees his way of life fading away with JimmyStewart's character [[{{Pun}} taking the reins (so to speak)]].


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* ''Film/{{Shane}}'' hints at this, with an exchange between Shane and one of the villains near the end, about how both their ways are coming to an end.
31st Dec '15 1:05:53 AM Anddrix
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* Parodied in the final story of a ''Comicbook/{{Lobo}}'' {{Elseworld}} that reimagined the Main Man as various Western characters. "The Last Despera-bo" is a wistful page of the character reflecting on how times are changing and there doesn't seem to be much place for him any more. Then he gets hit by a truck.

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* Parodied in the final story of a ''Comicbook/{{Lobo}}'' ''Lobo'' {{Elseworld}} that reimagined the Main Man as various Western characters. "The Last Despera-bo" is a wistful page of the character reflecting on how times are changing and there doesn't seem to be much place for him any more. Then he gets hit by a truck.
31st Oct '15 5:23:27 PM nombretomado
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* OHenry has several stories about the West set in this era.

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* OHenry Creator/OHenry has several stories about the West set in this era.
11th Jul '15 6:54:11 AM pimpdaddy
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* Though a different location and culture, SamuraiChamploo examines a similar transitional period in the 19th century Japan. Government and order is shifting away from aristocracies and gangs, citizens and traders from America and Europe and the culture they bring with them start slipping through the cracks, and samurais are quickly finding themselves no longer needed.

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* Though a different location and culture, SamuraiChamploo examines a similar transitional period in the 19th century Japan. Government and order is shifting away from aristocracies and gangs, citizens and traders from America and Europe and the culture they bring with them start slipping through the cracks, and samurais are quickly finding themselves no longer needed.
11th Jul '15 6:53:14 AM pimpdaddy
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* Though a different location and culture, SamuraiChamploo examines a similar transitional period in the 19th century Japan. Government and order is shifting away from aristocracies and gangs, citizens and traders from America and Europe and the culture they bring with them start slipping through the cracks, and samurais are quickly finding themselves no longer needed.
6th Jul '15 1:38:15 AM Lawman592
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* ''{{Nichols}}'', a 1970s [[WesternSeries Western]] {{Dramedy}} starring JamesGarner, took place in 1914 Arizona and had the title character, a pacifistic sheriff, using cars and motorcycles rather than a horse.

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* ''{{Nichols}}'', a 1970s [[WesternSeries Western]] {{Dramedy}} starring JamesGarner, Creator/JamesGarner, took place in 1914 Arizona and had the title character, a pacifistic sheriff, using cars and motorcycles rather than a horse.
29th Apr '15 11:46:37 AM allium
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* The short-lived 1971 Western series ''Series/{{Bearcats}}'' is set in 1914 and has the main characters traveling from one adventure to another in a Stutz Bearcat automobile rather than on horses.

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* The short-lived 1971 Western series ''Series/{{Bearcats}}'' is set in 1914 and has the main characters traveling from one adventure to another in a Stutz Bearcat automobile rather than on horses. In a couple of episodes they faced off against airplanes and a [[AnachronismStew (slightly anachronistic)]] [[TankGoodness tank]].
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