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Red River (1-Sep-1948)

Directors: Howard Hawks; Arthur Rosson

Writers: Borden Chase; Charles Schnee

From short story by: Borden Chase (short story, in the Saturday Evening Post)

Music Composed and Directed by: Dimitri Tiomkin

Producer: Howard Hawks

Keywords: Western

Thomas Dunson and his stepson Matt must drive a large herd of cattle from Texas to Missouri, or face financial ruin. Their differences threaten to materialize into violence. Expansive, exciting western of the first rank, with an exceptional score by Dimitri Tiomkin. Received Oscar nominations for Best Writing and Best Editing. Entered 1990 into the National Film Registry.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Noah Beery, Jr.
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Walter Brennan
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Harry Carey, Jr.
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Harry Carey, Sr.
16-Jan-1878 21-Sep-1947 VP in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Montgomery Clift
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Joanne Dru
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Paul Fix
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Coleen Gray
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John Ireland
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John Wayne
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Hank Worden
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John Wayne   ...   Thomas Dunson
Montgomery Clift   ...   Matthew Garth
Joanne Dru   ...   Tess Millay
Walter Brennan   ...   Groot Nadine
Coleen Gray   ...   Fen
Harry Carey, Sr.   ...   Mr. Melville
John Ireland   ...   Cherry Valance
Noah Beery, Jr.   ...   Buster McGee
Harry Carey, Jr.   ...   Dan Latimer
Chief Yowlatchie   ...   Quo
Paul Fix   ...   Teeler Yacey
Hank Worden   ...   Simms
Mickey Kuhn   ...   Matthew as Child
Ray Hyke   ...   Walt Jergens
Hal Taliaferro   ...   Old Leather


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