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True Grit


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The feature film starring John Wayne
A special tribute to Hollywood's most durable star with his Oscar-winning performance as ' Rooster ' Cogburn. A crusty, dissolute, one-eyed US Marshal rediscovers his true grit when, badgered by a young girl, he sets out to find her father's killer.
Screenplay by MARGUERITE ROBERTS based on the novel by CHARLES PORTIS Produced by HAL B , WALLIS
Directed by HENRY HATHAWAY. Films: p 13 See page 3


Unknown: John Wayne
Play By: Marguerite Roberts
Novel By: Charles Portis
Produced By: Hal B Wallis
Directed By: Henry Hathaway.
' La Boeuf: Glen Campbell
Mattie Ross ,: Kim Darby
Emmett Quincy: Jeremy Slate
Tom Chaney: Jeff Corey
Ned Pepper: Robert Duvall
'Moon': Dennis Hopper
Goudy: Alfred Ryder
Col G Stonchill: Strother Martin
Capt Boots Finch: Ron Soble
Lawyer Daggett: John Fiedler

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