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John Wayne in The Shootist

Synopsis

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with Lauren Bacall
James Stewart , Ron Howard
During the 30 years from 1871 to 1901, J. B. Books has become a legend. He is feared and admired as one of the West's greatest gunfighters. He is also the target for everyone out to make a 'reputation'. When Books arrives in a small town he seeks the advice of Dr Hostetler, who diagnoses cancer. The ageing gunfighter decides that his remaining days will not be wasted. In his last film, John Wayne plays J. B. Books brilliantly, in a style which mixes the ending of his own legendary career with the dying days of the mythical gunfighter he portrays.
Screenplay by MILES HOOD SWARTHOUT and scott HALE Based on the novel by GLENSON SWARTHOUT
Produced by M. J. FRANKOVICH and WILLIAM SELF Directed by DON SIEGEL Films: page 17
(Hollywood Greats: John Wayne next Monday)

Contributors

Unknown: Lauren Bacall
Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Ron Howard
Unknown: J. B. Books
Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Hood Swarthout
Unknown: Scott Hale
Novel By: Glenson Swarthout
Produced By: M. J. Frankovich
Directed By: Don Siegel
Unknown: John Wayne
J B Books: John Wayne
Bond Rogers: Lauren Bacall
Gillom Rogers: Ron Howard
Dr Hostetler: James Stewart
Sweeney: Richard Boone
Pulford: Hugh O'Brian
Cobb: Bill McKinney
Marshall Thibido: Harry Morgan
Beckum: John Carradine
Serepta: Sheree North
Dobkins: Richard Lenz
Moses: Scatman Crothers
Barber: Alfred Dennis






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