C.M. Russell and the American West (DVD)
A MontanaPBS Film exploring the life, work and times of Charles M. Russell, Montana's "Cowboy Artist" (3 hr film).
C.M. Russell and the American West explores Russell’s life, art, writing, and enduring legacy with scholars, biographers and experts. The documentary re-introduces Russell to a 21st Century audience and affirms his standing as a major American artist.
Episode 1 I Got The Cream - At age 16 Russell leaves St. Louis to make his way as a cowboy in Montana.
Episode 2 Sum of the Parts - Charlie gives up his spurs and lariat for brushes and paint and marries Nancy.
Episode 3 My Medicine is Strong Now - Charlie paints the American Indian point of view while he helps Hollywood build the myth of the West on film.