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The Ox-Bow Incident (21-May-1943)

Director: William A. Wellman

Writer: Lamar Trotti

From novel: The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter van Tilburg Clark

Music: Cyril J. Mockridge

Producer: Lamar Trotti

Keywords: Western

After a local rancher is killed, a vigilante posse seeks out the three murderers, and must decide upon their fate. Dark and effective western, not produced with a high budget but standing apart from all others of its era. Received an Oscar nomination for Best Picture. Entered 1998 into the National Film Registry.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dana Andrews
Actor
1-Jan-1909 17-Dec-1992 The Best Years of Our Lives
Frank Conroy
Actor
14-Oct-1890 24-Feb-1964 The Ox-Bow Incident
Jane Darwell
Actor
15-Oct-1879 13-Aug-1967 The bird woman in Mary Poppins
Harry Davenport
Actor
19-Jan-1866 9-Aug-1949 Gone with the Wind
William Eythe
Actor
7-Apr-1918 26-Jan-1957 The House on 92nd Street
Henry Fonda
Actor
16-May-1905 12-Aug-1982 12 Angry Men
Mary Beth Hughes
Actor
13-Nov-1919 27-Aug-1995 The Ox-Bow Incident
Victor Kilian
Actor
6-Mar-1891 11-Mar-1979 Raymond Larkin on Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
Marc Lawrence
Actor
17-Feb-1910 28-Nov-2005 Prolific character actor
Chris-Pin Martin
Actor
19-Nov-1893 27-Jun-1953 The Ox-Bow Incident
Harry Morgan
Actor
10-Apr-1915 7-Dec-2011 Col. Sherman T. Potter on M*A*S*H
Anthony Quinn
Actor
21-Apr-1915 3-Jun-2001 Zorba the Greek
Willard Robertson
Actor
1-Jan-1886 5-Apr-1948 Remember the Night

CAST

Starring
Henry Fonda   ...   Gil Carter
with
Dana Andrews   ...   Donald Martin
Mary Beth Hughes   ...   Rose Mapen
Anthony Quinn   ...   Francisco Morez
William Eythe   ...   Gerald Tetley
Harry Morgan   ...   Art Croft
and
Jane Darwell   ...   Jenny Grier
Matt Briggs   ...   Judge Daniel Tyler
Harry Davenport   ...   Arthur Davies
Frank Conroy   ...   Maj. Tetley
Marc Lawrence   ...   Jeff Farnley
Paul Hurst   ...   Monty Smith
Victor Kilian   ...   Darby
Chris-Pin Martin   ...   Poncho
Willard Robertson   ...   Sheriff
Ted North   ...   Joyce

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