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The Sons of Katie Elder (1-Jul-1965)

Director: Henry Hathaway

Writers: Harry Essex; Talbot Jennings; Allan Weiss; William H. Wright

Music: Elmer Bernstein

Producer: Hal B. Wallis

Keywords: Western

Four sons reunite after the death of their mother; some months earlier their father Bass Elder was shot in the back after losing the family ranch in a suspicious poker game to the town's most prominent citizen, Morgan Hastings. The murder of the sheriff serves as a pretext for convenient persecution of the brothers Elder. First film for John Wayne after his cancer surgery.

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