About

A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

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Directed by

John Ford

Written by

James Warner Bellah (Screenplay)
Willis Goldbeck (Screenplay)
Dorothy M. Johnson (Story)

Runtime

123 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Two great stars together for the first time!

Cast

Keywords

funeral cowboy legend lawyer pistol gunslinger stagecoach rancher showdown outlaw to shoot dead

Photos

Lists

#90 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design, Black-and-White Edith Head