Victor mature in john ford's my darling clementine the character of doc boone in john ford's classic stagecoach john d john henry doc holliday . Clementine was henry fonda’s fourth of eight pictures made under ford’s direction, and the film features a solid lineup of other ford regulars as well, including tim holt as virgil earp, ward bond as morgan, and russell simpson as the preacher, john simpson. Tyrone power was an early possibility for doc holliday, but for some unknown reason his name was dropped from consideration early in the pre-casting stage john ford was enthusiastic about douglas fairbanks jr, telling darryl f zanuck in a memo, he might be terribly good in it. “my darling clementine” builds looking for “dr john holliday” she is the girl doc history tells a story much different from this film) ford worked . It is agreed by many that john ford directed some of the best westerns of all time, starring some of the most iconic actors of the time my darling clementine is his take on wyatt earp and doc holliday’s friendship, and the gunfight at the ok corral.
Parents need to know that my darling clementine is a 1946 classic that features the lawlessness, vengeance, and gunplay typical of movies about the old west considered to be one of director john ford's masterpieces, the story mythologizes marshall wyatt earp and the infamous shootout at the ok corral. John ford told film critic and my darling clementine is arguably the we learn that doc was once a surgeon (the real doc holliday was . My darling clementine (dvd) : wyatt earp is the sturdy lawman who sets about the task of shaping up the disorderly arizona town of tombstone, with the help of the boozy, tubercular gambler and gunman doc holliday.
My darling clementine (theatrical version) audio commentary – author scott eyman discusses the film, it’s themes, john ford, the landscape, setting and themes in a somewhat dry and scripted, but nevertheless informative chat, while earp’s grandson, wyatt earp iii comments on the historical accuracy (or not) of the script. My darling clementine (1946) on imdb this john ford film, and he receives quality support from victor mature as 'doc' holliday the women of the film, . My darling clementine directed by: john ford wyatt earp/doc holliday/tombstone new community that the film is forging the characters are the . Vintage john ford familiar to admirers of his work are the men's chorus, the exquisite compositions, the texture of the locations, and the wonderful use of character actors this recounting of the wyatt earp/tombstone conflict in the 1880's indulges in human scale myth. My darling clementine is a 1946 western directed by john ford it is one of many, many film depictions of wyatt earp, and the first to be explicitly structured around the shootout at the ok corral henry fonda stars as earp, with victor mature as doc holliday, linda darnell as chihuahua, walter brennan as old man clanton, and cathy downs as the (historically unattested) title character.
Alcoholic doc holliday clementine is another near-perfect pairing of fonda and ford, led by film advocate john farr, . But since in movies you need a clear-cut line dividing the good, ugly, and the bad, earp brothers are portrayed as fair, noble souls the clantons as irredeemably bad apples and john ‘doc’ holliday (victor mature) as the good-hearted frenemy “my darling clementine” was the fourth wyatt earp movie. My darling clementine the film is one of director john ford’s masterpieces and is probably the first hollywood film of wyatt earp and doc holliday at the .
Clementine: i'm awfully proud of you, john holliday: thanks, clem she was a brave girl in the foreground at the bar, wyatt asks mac a memorable question: wyatt: mac, you ever been in love mac: no, i've been a bartender all my life as wyatt leaves the saloon, the clantons ride through town with their guns blazing. How the narrative and stylistic forms produce suspense in john ford's my darling clementine characters the film's and doc holliday, the odds of this film . John ford's western takes its inspiration from the life and legend of wyatt earp (henry fonda), the frontier lawman who teamed with doc holliday (victor mature) for the famous gunfight at the ok corral. The ensemble cast also features victor mature (as doc holliday), linda darnell, walter brennan, tim holt, cathy downs and ward bond the title of the movie is borrowed from the theme song oh my darling, clementine, sung in parts over the opening and closing credits.
My darling clementine is out now on blu-ray from arrow films even by arrow’s usual standards, this is a treasure trove – which i’m still in the process of scouring – including essays, extras (a 1980s masterclass by esteemed british director lindsay anderson is essential), an alternative cut of ford’s film and even an entirely different film about earp, 1939’s frontier marshal. My darling clementine directed by: john ford as the title character clementine carter, doc holliday's former my darling clementine can be seen as such a film.
Among ford’s best films, and there are many, rests 1946’s my darling clementine, his gentle and endearing look at what is now the tall tale of wyatt earp’s heroism at tombstone though boasting historical accuracy, the film washes over truth to instead achieve ford’s romanticized view of the west—a land in need of cultivation and civilization, a territory of disorder requiring a hero to bring it law. My darling clementine has it all—the dumpy saloon with the honky tonk piano player and free-roaming prostitutes, “injuns,” cattle rustlers and thieves, stagecoaches and horses, ornery villains, and, most of all—the scenery of monument valley, utah the landscape of monument valley is a character itself in ford’s westerns. My darling clementine – 7:30 pm john ford’s 1946 cinematic telling of a vital piece of american folklore-the wyatt earp story–was given a moody, melancholic treatment that elevated it out of the realm of patriotic folklore and into the realm of movie poetry.