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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Part of our Anniversary Classics series. For details, visit: laemmle.com/ac.

A popular and influential oater that recreated the legendary 1881 shootout in Tombstone, Arizona,notable for its inspired casting of Kirk Douglas as Doc Holliday and Burt Lancaster as Wyatt Earp, who give solid performances as the iconic figures of the Old West. Well-directed by John Sturges (Bad Day at Black Rock, The Great Escape), and written by Leon Uris (Exodus), the film scored big at the box-office. Its success paved the way for the Western super-productions of the 60s, including Sturges’ The Magnificent Seven and Best Picture Oscar nominee How the West Was Won. The sharp color
cinematography is by Charles B. Lang; Music by Dimitri Tiomkin. Nominated for 2 Academy Awards (Sound and Film Editing). The strong supporting cast includes Rhonda Fleming, Oscar winner Jo Van Fleet, John Ireland and rising actors Dennis Hopper, Earl Holliman and Deforest Kelley.

Played at

Ahrya Fine Arts, 8.19.17 - 8.19.17

Runtime: 122 min
Language: English

Director: John Sturges
Writer(s): Leon Uris
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming