Why Do They Wear Long Coats in Westerns? by Jane Ellis ; Updated September 28, 2017 A long duster coat can make a character appear more menacing. A long duster coat can make a character appear more menacing. Related Articles 1 What Is the Difference between a Coat of Arms & a Crest? 2 What Did Greasers Wear in the 1950s & 1960s? 3 Hat Trends of the Seventies 4 The History of Pinstripe Suits A long coat, also known as a duster, has become a popular costume piece for cowboys in modern Western movies. In earlier movies, cowboys were often shown wearing close-fitting shirts and vests, holsters plainly in sight. While a few movies, such as 1962’s “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” used dusters, this article of clothing gained popularity after they were used extensively in director Sergio Leone’s spaghetti westerns, including 1966’s “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.”

Why Do They Wear Long Coats in Westerns?

by Jane Ellis ; Updated September 28, 2017

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A long coat, also known as a duster, has become a popular costume piece for cowboys in modern Western movies. In earlier movies, cowboys were often shown wearing close-fitting shirts and vests, holsters plainly in sight. While a few movies, such as 1962’s “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” used dusters, this article of clothing gained popularity after they were used extensively in director Sergio Leone’s spaghetti westerns, including 1966’s “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.”……………..

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