Stagecoach

United States, 1939

Film
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Based on the story “Stage to Lordsburg” by Ernest Haycox. Passengers on a stagecoach heading for Lordsburg, New Mexico have a rough trip, during which Curly, the sheriff who is riding shotgun, arrests the Ringo Kid (John Wayne), who has broken out of prison to shoot it out with the Plummer brothers. Enroute, one passenger, a young officer’s wife, gives birth, with the aid of the Dr. Boone, an alcoholic and Dallas, a beautiful woman of questionable repute. Shortly thereafter, the stagecoach is attacked by Apaches. When they finally arrive in Lordsburg, Curly allows Ringo to settle his dispute, and make a getaway with Dallas, with whom he has fallen in love.

Credits

director
producer

Walter Wanger

production company

United Artists Corporation

Duration

01:35:20:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1939

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33139

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Westerns

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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