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My Darling Clementine
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Director:
Writers:
Samuel G. Engel (screen play) and
Winston Miller (screen play) ...
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Release Date:
1946 (UK) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The Roaring West At Its Reckless Best! See more »
Plot:
The Earps battle the Clantons at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 wins See more »
NewsDesk:
(78 articles)
User Reviews:
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Henry Fonda ... Wyatt Earp

Linda Darnell ... Chihuahua

Victor Mature ... Doc Holliday

Cathy Downs ... Clementine Carter

Walter Brennan ... Old Man Clanton

Tim Holt ... Virgil Earp

Ward Bond ... Morgan Earp

Alan Mowbray ... Granville Thorndyke

John Ireland ... Billy Clanton

Roy Roberts ... Mayor

Jane Darwell ... Kate Nelson

Grant Withers ... Ike Clanton

J. Farrell MacDonald ... Mac the Barman

Russell Simpson ... John Simpson
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Robert Adler ... Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
C.E. Anderson ... Townsman (uncredited)

Don Barclay ... Opera House Owner (uncredited)

Hank Bell ... Opera House Patron (uncredited)
Danny Borzage ... Accordionist (uncredited)

Ruth Clifford ... Opera House Patron (uncredited)
Frank Conlan ... Pianist (uncredited)

Tex Cooper ... Townsman (uncredited)

Jack Curtis ... Bartender (uncredited)

William B. Davidson ... Saloon Owner (uncredited)

James Dime ... Vaquero (uncredited)

Tex Driscoll ... Townsman (uncredited)
Frank Ellis ... Barfly (uncredited)

Francis Ford ... Dad - Old Soldier (uncredited)
Earle Foxe ... Gambler (uncredited)
Don Garner ... James Earp (uncredited)
Ben Hall ... Barber (uncredited)
Aleth Hansen ... Guitarist (uncredited)

Jack Kenny ... Barfly (uncredited)
Duke R. Lee ... Townsman (uncredited)
Fred Libby ... Phin Clanton (uncredited)

Mae Marsh ... Simpson's Sister (uncredited)
Margaret Martin ... Woman (uncredited)

Kermit Maynard ... Barfly (uncredited)
Louis Mercier ... François - the Chef (uncredited)

Robert Milasch ... Townsman (uncredited)

Jack Montgomery ... Faro Dealer (uncredited)
Jack Pennick ... Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
Frances Rey ... Woman (uncredited)
Mickey Simpson ... Sam Clanton (uncredited)

Charles Stevens ... Indian Charlie (uncredited)
Arthur Walsh ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)

Harry Woods ... Luke (uncredited)

Directed by
John Ford 
 
Writing credits
Samuel G. Engel (screen play) and
Winston Miller (screen play)

Sam Hellman (from a story by)

Stuart N. Lake (based on a book by)

Produced by
Samuel G. Engel .... producer
 
Original Music by
Cyril J. Mockridge  (as Cyril Mockridge)
 
Cinematography by
Joseph MacDonald (director of photography) (as Joe MacDonald)
 
Film Editing by
Dorothy Spencer 
 
Art Direction by
James Basevi 
Lyle R. Wheeler  (as Lyle Wheeler)
 
Set Decoration by
Thomas Little (set decorations)
 
Costume Design by
René Hubert (costumes) (as Rene Hubert)
 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Raymond A. Klune .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lloyd Bacon .... additional scenes (uncredited)
William Eckhardt .... assistant director (uncredited)
Edward O'Fearna .... assistant director (uncredited)
Jack Sonntag .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Fred J. Rode .... associate set decorator
 
Sound Department
Eugene Grossman .... sound
Roger Heman Sr. .... sound (as Roger Heman)
 
Visual Effects by
Fred Sersen .... special photographic effects
 
Stunts
Jack Montgomery .... stunts (uncredited)
Gil Perkins .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sam Benson .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Eugene Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Lyman Hallowell .... apprentice editor (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Ray C. Moore .... location manager (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Alfred Newman .... musical director
Edward B. Powell .... orchestral arrangements (as Edward Powell)
 
Other crew
Darryl F. Zanuck .... presenter
Barlow Simpson .... double: Russell Simpson (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Blake Lucas .... special thanks (pre-release version print)
James Pepper .... special thanks (pre-release version print)
Bill Prud'homme .... special thanks (pre-release version print)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"John Ford's My Darling Clementine" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
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Runtime:
97 min | Spain:102 min | 103 min (pre-release version) | West Germany:92 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:K-16 | Norway:16 | Portugal:M/12 | South Korea:12 (2003) | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:U (video rating: alternative version) (2006) | UK:U (video rating: audio commentary, DVD additional material) (2005) | UK:U (re-rating) (1995) | UK:U (video rating) (1994) | USA:Not Rated | USA:Approved (PCA #11591) | West Germany:12 (f)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Body Count: 9.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: In the film, "Old Man" Clanton (Walter Brennan) is shot and killed after the gunfight. In actuality, "Old Man" Clanton died in August 1881 - before the gunfight - and was not a principal in the gunfight itself or in the events immediately prior to the gunfight.See more »
Quotes:
Clementine Carter:I should think that if nothing else, you'd at least be flattered to have a girl chase you.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in War, Inc. (2008)See more »
Soundtrack:
(Oh My Darlin') ClementineSee more »

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29 out of 45 people found the following review useful.
Some bullets hit the mark; others miss, 13 November 2005
Author: ccthemovieman-1 from United States

The stories of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday and the town of Tombstone are always interesting and have always been told just a little differently through the years on film.

I've read where this movie was supposed to be based more on fact than some of the other versions, but I've heard that before, so I have my doubts. Well......more than doubts...but are ANY of the versions really true? Probably not, so you just enjoy each film for what it offers.

Henry Fonda makes a good Earp but Victor Mature as Holliday doesn't fit. In re- makes, we saw Val Kilmer and Dennis Quaid do far better in the role. Walter Brennan, however, was very good as the nasty father of the Clanton family. Too bad he didn't have a bigger role. The female lead in the movie was played by Cathy Downs, a wholesomely-beautiful woman. I am surprised she never amounted to making more than no-name films after this one.

Once again, director John Ford returns to his favorite location, Monument Valley, and provides us with some memorable panoramic scenes of that area, particularly in the beginning of the film.

The DVD has the film version that was not seen in theaters. This version is 10 minutes longer, showing footage that was cut by studio head Daryl Zanuck. It didn't make much of a difference. In fact, if anything, the film lags in a few spots with this longer version, but it's nice to have the complete package.

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