Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

Dir. John Sturges 1957 122mins US (PG)
Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Jo Van Fleet, John Ireland
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On this day in 1957, western classic Gunfight at the O.K. Corral was released.

The film was based on actual events that took place in 1881 surrounding historical figures Doc Holiday and Wyatt Earp.

Despite there being historical inaccuracies in the film, it proved to be a big hit with both the critics and at the box office.

It was nominated for the following Academy Awards:

  • Best Sound Recording – George Dutton
  • Best Film Editing – Warren Low

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