My Darling Clementine

My Darling Clementine

DVD - 2003
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A melodrama which tells of the adventures of Wyatt Earp as marshall of Tombstone, Ariz., and friend, Doc Holliday. The shoot-out at the O.K. Corral leads to the defeat of the Clanton gang.


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Mar 20, 2019

A non historical accurate Wyatt Earp version and the OK corral. good story. B & W. A well shot movie by director John Ford.

Good for film students and anyone wanting to watch how Ford filmed his story & actors.

I give it 3 plus 1/2 finger snaps out of 5

Oct 03, 2018

Note! This is the pre-release version. Only a few scenes at the opening were needed for me to see that the original focus of the film was on Wyatt Earpe's desire for revenge and his own want of civilizing influences. Quite a different film than was released to the public, and not a film I would wish to see. I returned this version unwatched.

Sep 29, 2018

We liked it, glad we took the time to view it. I grew up watching black and white cowboy movies. Maybe that is why I don't like pirate movies. Especially Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean. However my daughters liked and thought I was nuts. Depp sounded like he was drunk through the movies, but who knows maybe he was.

Jul 03, 2018

The magnificent scenery of Monument Valley, Utah provides the proper ambiance for this film. Victor Mature gives a surprising performance as Doc Holliday. I would rate "My Darling Clementine" at 5.0 stars.

Feb 26, 2018

While historically inaccurate, this classic retelling of Wyatt Earp and the shootout at the OK Corrall is very well-acted and has many positive messages. Five stars.

Aug 16, 2016

The story of the Earp and Clanton families and the events leading up to and including the Shoot Out at the O.K. corrall. As history it's less than accurate. As entertainment it's brilliant. A well written story, a great cast, and brilliant direction by John Ford add up to a movie masterpiece!

May 12, 2015

This is a 1946 western directed by John Ford.
Regarded as one of the best Western movies, it is certainly engaging and entertaining.

May 02, 2015

A movie masterpiece that will definitely stand the test of time. Director John Ford gives us the story of Wyatt Earp who becomes the sheriff of Tombstone, Arizona. Now Tombstone may not seem like much, but is located in a beautiful part of the South West. Henry Fonda is Wyatt Earp and he gives life to the tough lawman. Victor Mature plays Doc Holiday in what I consider is best performance on film. Walter Brennan plays the head of the Clanton family gang. He is rough as they come, carrying a whip around with him when his sons get out of line. As you can see by those who have commented on the KCLS web site, this is a well loved movie. It would be a shame to miss one of the finest American Films Ever Made!

Apr 04, 2015

My Darling Clementine was based upon a fictional account of the shootout between the Clanton Gang and the Earp family. This film emphasized a fictional romantic situation between Doc Holliday, two women (named Chihuahua and Clementine) and Wyatt Earp. The film is one of director John Ford’s masterpieces and is ranked by magazine Sight and Sound as the 132nd (directors poll) and 235th (critics poll) best films of all time. Ford made some of his films in Monument Valley, Utah but I am not sure if the actors from this film were really there during the shoot of this film. Forget the history and just concentrate on the greatness of Ford’s direction.

d2013 Feb 28, 2015

Beautifully done... great western classic!

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Oct 07, 2012

Old Man Clanton (to his sons, who he just whipped, after they got showed up by Wyatt Earp): "When ya pull a gun, kill a man."

Oct 07, 2012

Wyatt Earp: "Mac, you ever been in love?" Mac: "No, I've been a bartender all me life."


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