True Grit

The strangest trio ever to track a killer

Categories: Western, Drama
The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he has "grit", and a reputation of getting the job done. The two are joined by a Texas Ranger, La Boeuf (Glen Campbell), who is looking for the same man (Jeff Corey) for a separate murder in Texas. Their odyssey takes them from Fort Smith, Arkansas, deep into the Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma) to find their man.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1969-06-11
Run time: 128 minute / 2:8
Revenue: $14,250,000
Director: Henry Hathaway
Writer: Marguerite Roberts
Production Company : Paramount
Production Country: United States of America


John Wayne
as Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn
Glen Campbell
as "La Boeuf"
Kim Darby
as Mattie Ross
Jeremy Slate
as Emmett Quincy
Robert Duvall
as Ned Pepper
Dennis Hopper
as "Moon"
Alfred Ryder
as Goudy
Strother Martin
as Colonel G. Stonehill
Jeff Corey
as Tom Chaney
Ron Soble
as Captain Boots Finch
James Westerfield
as Judge Parker
John Fiedler
as Lawyer Daggett
John Doucette
as "Sheriff"
Donald Woods
as "Barlow"
Edith Atwater
as Mrs. Floyd
Carlos Rivas
as "Dirty Bob"
Isabel Boniface
as Mrs. Bagby
H.W. Gim
as Chen Lee
John Pickard
as Frank Ross
Elizabeth Harrower
as Mrs. Ross
Ken Renard
as Yarnell
Jay Ripley
as Harold Parmalee
Kenneth Becker
as Farrell Parmalee
Lucien Ballard Director of Photography

Hal B. Wallis Producer

Elmer Bernstein Original Music Composer

Ray Moyer Set Decoration

Warren Low Supervising Film Editor

Walter H. Tyler Production Design

Roy Meadows Sound Recordist

Costume & Make-Up
Dorothy Jeakins Costume Design

Henry Hathaway Director

Marguerite Roberts Screenplay
Charles Portis Novel

Frank Beetson Production Manager
Joseph H. Hazen Producer
Paul Nathan Associate Producer

Don Black Lyricist

John Burton Set Decoration

Costume & Make-Up
Carol Meikle Hairstylist

Elden Ruberg Sound Recordist

Costume & Make-Up
Jack Wilson Makeup Supervisor

William W. Gray Assistant Director

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