Photos from “A Gathering of Guns 6—A TV Western Reunion” at the Memphis Film Festival, co-sponsored by WESTERN CLIPPINGS, June 12-June 14, 2014, at Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino in Tunica, Mississippi.
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Clint and Susan Walker.
From “Riverboat”, Michael McGreevey.
Dennis Devine with his book about his father Andy.
“You want me to sign this horse?” queries Robert Colbert who was Brent Maverick at Warner Bros. and co-starred on “Time Tunnel”.
Without his comb, Edd “Kookie” Byrnes was a welcome guest.
Jon Walmsley from “The Waltons” greets fans.
Manolito Montoya on “High Chaparral”, Henry Darrow.
Friends for 50 years, Robert Colbert and Bob Fuller.
More friendships renewed. Edd Byrnes and Bob Fuller.
Buck Taylor and his lovely wife Goldie.
Buck Taylor takes aim with an imaginary rifle.
Above and below, the panel discussions are always a highlight of "A Gathering of Guns". To a packed room, this one featured Clint Walker, Robert Colbert and Edd Byrnes, moderated by festical sponsor Boyd Magers.
Tough enough...Clu Gulager and Buck Taylor.
Rehearsing for the “Gunsmoke” radio show re-creation, (L-R) Dennis Devine, Boyd Magers, Buck Taylor as Doc, Robert Colbert, badmen Clu Gulager and Michael McGreevey, John Buttram, Robert Fuller as Matt Dillon and Ruta Lee as Miss Kitty. Gary Yoggy was the director.
Sometimes things get off track on these radio re-creations.
The radio re-creation cast: (Standing) Buck Taylor, Robert Colbert, Dennis Devine, Boyd Magers, John Buttram, Robert Fuller. (Front) Director Gary Yoggy, Clu Gulager, Michael McGreevey, Ruta Lee.
Buck Taylor displays just some of his wonderful artwork.
Good friends Buck Taylor, Ruta Lee, Bob Fuller.
Above and below, more fun on a panel discussion with Ruta Lee, Bob Fuller, moderator Boyd Magers, Buck Taylor, Clu Gulager.
Ruta Lee and Bob Fuller examine a foreign magazine with a photo of them from an episode of “Laramie”.
It was a very unsusal panel discussion with moderator and festival co-sponsor Ray Nielsen and Robert Conrad.
Ruta Lee and Buck Taylor strike a pose for the camera.
Buck Taylor and Michael McGreevey get acquainted.
Edd Byrnes and Robert Conrad discuss old times at Warner Bros.
Taking a break outside Sam's Town Hotel and Casino, Robert Colbert, Buck Taylor,
Robert Conrad visits the table of Henry and Lauren Darrow at the
Robert Colbert stops by at the Saturday night banquet to say hello to Clu Gulager and Luster Bayless.
Lauren applauds her husband Henry Darrow who has just received his award from Ray Nielsen, Boyd Magers and banquet emcee John Buttram.
Bob Fuller accepts his award from Ray Nielsen.
Boyd Magers presents an award to Clu Gulager.
Ruta Lee thanks Ray Nielsen for her award.
Buck Taylor is presented his award by Ray Nielsen.
The BIG man, Clint “Cheyenne” Walker receives an award from WC’s Boyd Magers.
Above and below...it was pure Memphis rock ‘n’ roll from Jon Walmsley and three terrific Memphis musicians. Everything from Elvis, Johnny Cash and Billy Lee Riley to B. B. King and Booker T and the MGs. If you missed this show you missed a treat.
More photos to be posted tomorrow! See if you can spot yourself.