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Frontier Marshal


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  • The director Allan Dwan, an unsung master, drives the story of Wyatt Earp in Tombstone from his happenstance donning of the marshal’s badge to the gunfight at the O-K Corral in seventy-one whirlwind minutes. He captures the lawman’s austere nobility in the taut stillness of Randolph Scott’s performance, and makes Doc Holliday—the mortally ill quick-draw physician in tormented self-exile—a dark vortex of hair-trigger rage, as played with a surprising acerbity by Cesar Romero.

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