United Artists at 90 Short Film Competition
Directed by Howard Hawks & Arthur Rosson
Wednesday 19 March 2008
Red River (1948) Tom Dunson builds a cattle empire with his adopted son Matthew Garth. Together they begin a massive cattle drive north from Texas to the Missouri railhead. But on the way, new information and Dunson's tyrannical ways cause Matthew to take the herd away from Dunson and head to a new railhead in Kansas. Dunson, swearing vengeance, pursues.
Arthur Rosson (co-director)
Borden Chase (Saturday Evening Post story)
Borden Chase (screenplay)
John Wayne... Thomas Dunson
Montgomery Clift... Matthew 'Matt' Garth
Joanne Dru... Tess Millay
Walter Brennan... 'Groot' Nadine
Coleen Gray... Fen (also as Colleen Gray)
Harry Carey... Mr. Melville (as Harry Carey Sr.)
John Ireland... Cherry Valance
Noah Beery Jr.... Buster McGee
Harry Carey Jr.... Dan Latimer
Chief Yowlachie... Quo (as Chief Yowlatchie)
Paul Fix... Teeler Yacey
Hank Worden... Simms Reeves
Mickey Kuhn... Matt, as a boy
Ray Hyke... Walt Jergens
Wally Wales... Old Leather (as Hal Talliaferro)
- The role of Tess Millay was intended for Margaret Sheridan but she became pregnant shortly before filming. Instead she suggested her friend Joanne Dru for the role.
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