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The Shootist (11-Aug-1976)

Director: Don Siegel

Writers: Scott Hale; Miles Hood Swarthout

From novel: The Shootist by Glendon Swarthout

Keywords: Western

A notorious but elderly gunfighter is diagnosed with a cancer and takes a room at a local boarding house to finish his days. But rather than suffer a slow and painful death, he must craft an ending suitable to the stature of his legend. This is John Wayne's final film.

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Actor
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