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The Westerner

The Westerner(1940)

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Brief Synopsis

A drifter accused of horse stealing faces off against the notorious Judge Roy Bean.

Cast & Crew

William Wyler Director
Gary Cooper Cole Harden
Walter Brennan Judge Roy Bean
Fred Stone Caliphet Mathews
Doris Davenport Jane-Ellen Mathews
Forrest Tucker Wade Harper
Lilian Bond Lily Langtry
Paul Hurst Chickenfoot
Chill Wills Southeast
Charles Halton Mort Borrow
Tom Tyler King Evans
Dana Andrews Bart Cobble
Roger Gray Homesteader [Eph Stringer]
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Fort Worth and Dallas premieres: 18 Sep 1940
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording) Production Co:  Samuel Goldwyn, Inc.
Duration(mins):  98 or 100 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • The Westerner

    Dashiell B. 2013-03-14

    An entertaining Western from the outstanding team of producer Goldwyn & director Wyler. Brennan overshadows Cooper as the real-life Judge Roy Bean,... MORE>

  • Not factual but still good film...

    RedRain 2013-02-27

    Man, did they ever take artistic license with this one! Roy Bean died peacefully in his own bed and was never shot to death by anyone. Wyler knew this but... MORE>

  • The Bad and the Beautiful?

    Ann Brown 2008-05-08

    Judge Bean (Walter Brennan) and the cowboy (Gary Cooper) have the sort of chemistry best described as "lightening in a bottle." When producer Sam... MORE>