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Rooster Cogburn


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The feature film starring
John Wayne , Katharine Hepburn
The Duke returns to his Oscar-winning role of Rooster Cogburn; here meeting his match in Katharine Hepburn as the preacher-lady who joins his ' posse' to avenge her father's death. After being relieved of his badge for becoming too trigger-happy in his pursuit of law and order, the dissolute, one-eyed Deputy Marshal, Rooster Cogburn, is offered reinstatement if he can bring back alive a band of outlaws who have hijacked a wagon-load of nitroglycerine and guns.
Screenplay by MARTIN JULIEN suggested by the character Rooster Cogburn from the novel True Grit
Produced by HAL B. WALLIS
Directed by STUART MILLAR. Films: p 20


Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Unknown: Martin Julien
Produced By: Hal B. Wallis
Directed By: Stuart Millar.
Rooster Cogburn: John Wayne
Eula Goodnight: Katharine Hepburn
Breed: Anthony Zerbe
Hawk: Richard Jordan
Judge Parker: John McIntire
McCoy: Strother Martin
Luke: Paul Koslo
Red: Jack Colvin
The Rev Goodnight: Jon Lormer
Wolf: Richard Romancito

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