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  • Start: Monday 21 October - 20:00
  • Auditorium: Great Hall
  • Rating: pg

Director: Henry Hathaway

Cast: John Wayne, Kim Darby, Glen Campbell

film maltings 1969 is our series of classic films from 1969, as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations.

After hired hand Tom Chaney (Jeff Corey) murders the father of 14-year-old Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), she seeks vengeance and hires U.S. Marshal "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), a man of "true grit," to track Chaney into Indian territory. As the two begin their pursuit, a Texas Ranger, La Boeuf (Glen Campbell), joins the manhunt in hopes of capturing Chaney for the murder of a Texas senator and collecting a substantial reward. The three clash on their quest of bringing to justice the same man.

Running time: 123min

Age rating: PG