The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)




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Title: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Genre: Drama, Western
Year: 1962
Directed by: John Ford
Writer: James Warner Bellah (screenplay), Willis Goldbeck (screenplay), Dorothy M. Johnson (based on the story by)
Language: English
Runtime: 123 min
Country: USA

Cast
John Wayne, James Stewart, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Synopsis
When Senator Ransom Stoddard returns home to Shinbone for the funeral of Tom Doniphon, he recounts to a local newspaper editor the story behind it all. He had come to town many years before, a lawyer by profession. The stage was robbed on its way in by the local ruffian, Liberty Valance, and Stoddard has nothing to his name left save a few law books. He gets a job in the kitchen at the Ericson's restaurant and there meets his future wife, Hallie. The territory is vying for Statehood and Stoddard is selected as a representative over Valance, who continues terrorizing the town. When he destroys the local newspaper office and attacks the editor, Stoddard calls him out, though the conclusion is not quite as straightforward as legend would have it.

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