The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

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Questions arise when Senator Stoddard (James Stewart) attends the funeral of a local man named Tom Doniphon (John Wayne) in a small Western town. Flashing back, we learn Doniphon saved Stoddard, then a lawyer, when he was roughed up by a crew of outlaws terrorizing the town, led by Liberty Valance (Lee Marvin). As the territory's safety hung in the balance, Doniphon and Stoddard, two of the only people standing up to him, proved to be very important, but different, foes to Valance.

Release details

Release date: Sunday April 22 1962
Duration: 122 mins

Cast and crew

Director: John Ford
Screenwriter: James Warner Bellah, Willis Goldbeck
Cast: John Wayne
James Stewart
Vera Miles
Lee Marvin
Edmond O'Brien
Andy Devine
John Carradine
Jeanette Nolan
Woody Strode
Denver Pyle
Strother Martin
Lee Van Cleef
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Lee Marvin masterpiece....Lee leaning on a building on his horse is iconography indelibly branded in my cortex at its apex