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Hollywood and the O.K. Corral : portrayals of the gunfight and Wyatt Earp

Author: Michael F Blake
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume examines eight movies of the legendary gunfight, produced from 1939 to 1994, and each use Wyatt Earp and other real-life characters as their sources. The work focuses on the filmmakers' treatment of the history and the skill with which each balances fact with the necessity of entertainment. Period photographs are also included"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blake, Michael F. (Michael Francis), 1957-
Hollywood and the O.K. Corral.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2007
(OCoLC)607884530
Named Person: Morgan Earp; Wyatt Earp; John Henry Holliday; John Henry Holliday; Wyatt Earp; Morgan Earp; Wyatt Earp; John Henry Holliday
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Blake
ISBN: 0786426322 9780786426324
OCLC Number: 71369344
Description: ix, 255 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: October 26, 1881 --
Hollywood discovers Wyatt Earp --
Frontier Marshall (1939) --
Tombstone: the town too tough to die (1942) --
My darling Clementine (1946) --
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) --
Hour of the gun (1967) --
Doc (1971) --
Tombstone (1993) --
Wyatt Earp (1994).
Responsibility: Michael F. Blake.
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Examines eight movie renderings of the legendary gunfight. Produced from 1939 to 1994, these movies each use Wyatt Earp and other real-life characters as their sources. This work focuses on the  Read more...

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