True Grit

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True Grit ★★★ 1969 (G)

Harddrinking U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn (Wayne) is hired by a young girl (Darby) to find her father's killer. Won Wayne his only Oscar. Based on the Charles Portis novel. Prompted sequel, “Rooster Cogburn.” 128m/C VHS, DVD . Jeremy Slate, Dennis Hopper, Alfred Ryder, Strother Martin, Jeff Corey, Ron Soble, John Fiedler, James Westerfield, John Doucette, Donald Woods, Edith Atwater, Carlos Rivas, Wilford Brimley, Jay Silverheels, Hank Worden, John Wayne, Glen Campbell, Kim Darby, Robert Duvall; D: Henry Hathaway; W: Marguerite Roberts; C: Lucien Ballard; M: Elmer Bernstein. Oscars ‘69: Actor (Wayne); Golden Globes ‘70: Actor—Drama (Wayne).