In this issue:
John Ford and Monument Valley. It was a place he called my lucky spot. And it was there that he directed Stagecoach, My Darling Clementine, Fort Apache, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon and The Searchers. These legendary Westerns took on lives of their own and made stars of such actors as John Wayne. 8 pages with many photos from movies and movie sets.
Front cover: John Wayne and John Ford share a laugh with Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney on the scene of The Searchers. Whitney, scion of two prominent American families, helped produce and finance the film. This photograph was altered to remove a cigarette from John Wayne's hand.
Come To Williams This Summer. The train to Grand Canyon, a lush golf course, cowboy shoot-outs, and capucciono are changing the old town on Route 66 into the summertime place to be.
The Arizona Trail. The border-to-border route can be as tough or as easy as you like.
Desert: A Tale of Survival. Temperatures burned with scalding heat. Water supplies vanished. For our desert hiker, death seemed imminent. A true tale of confronting heat and delirium in Southern Arizona's badlands. Text by Bill Broyles, color photographs by Jack Dykinga.
Tonto Natural Bridge. This waterfall cave amidst a fern grotto in Pine Creek Valley is a travertine wo...