My Darling Clementine (1946) Revisited

14 Jul

One of the most important Westerns ever made – in raising the Western genre from B Pulp to legitimate theatre.

Tim Neath - Visual Artist

My Darling Clementine (1946)I remember seeing My Darling Clementine (1946) very early on when I started to watch all these classic films which now inform my work. I wasn’t aware at all of what this film was really about. Seeing a man come into town taking the marshals job to ensure that he could seek out revenge for his brothers murder. It’s only with the passing of time, and seeing more film adaptations of the infamous gunfight at the O.K. Corral that I can see a lineage going on here, as new information is found new films are made. Different directors give their spin to the events, John Sturges gave us two interpretations Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) and The Hour of the Gun (1957) which expanded vasty on the events that we all know of. Here however in the events are told from the true perspective of 

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One Response to “My Darling Clementine (1946) Revisited”

  1. Marilyn Armstrong July 14, 2014 at 1:21 pm #

    Always a favorite, especially for Garry.

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