Red River Poster

Release Date: September 30th, 1948

DVD Release Date: November 19th, 1997

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 13 min

Plot Summary
Headstrong Thomas Dunson (John Wayne) starts a thriving Texas cattle ranch with the help of his faithful trail hand, Groot (Walter Brennan), and his protégé, Matt Garth (Montgomery Clift), an orphan Dunson took under his wing when Matt was a boy. In need of money following the Civil War, Dunson and Matt lead a cattle drive to Missouri, where they will get a better price than locally, but the crotchety older man and his willful young partner begin to butt heads on the exhausting journey.

Cast: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Walter Brennan, Joanne Dru, Coleen Gray, John Ireland, Noah Beery Jr., Harry Carey

Director: Howard Hawks

Genres: Western

Production Co: Monterey Productions

Distributors: United Artists, MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc.

Keywords: Rousing, Rivalry, Quest, Spirited


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