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The cowboys / Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Concourse Productions, Inc. ; [presented by] Warner Bros., a Kinney Company ; screenplay by Irving Ravetch & Harriet Frank, Jr. and William Dale Jennings ; produced and directed by Mark Rydell.

Ravetch, Irving. (Added Author). Frank, Harriet. (Added Author). Jennings, William Dale. (Added Author). Rydell, Mark, 1934- (Added Author). Wayne, John, 1907-1979 (Added Author). Browne, Roscoe Lee. (Added Author). Dern, Bruce. (Added Author). Dewhurst, Colleen. (Added Author). Williams, John, 1932- (Added Author). Warner Bros. Entertainment. (Added Author). Concourse Productions, Inc. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) (Added Author). F.S. Kinney Company. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 18 of 19 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 19 total copies.

Series Information

John Wayne collection.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria WESTERN COW (Text) 37521530909490 AMPL Adult DVD Western Available -
Colfax-Perry Twp PL DVD FIC WAY (Text) 74121000085152 DVD Fiction 1st Floor Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza DVD Cowboys (Text) 840191002434236 Auburn Plaza - Movies Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD FAMILY COW (Text) 33187003346877 Digital Video Disc Available -
Hartford City PL - Hartford City A/DVD COW (Text) 76051000159324 DVD/Adult Fiction Available -
Kewanna-Union Twp PL - Kewanna DVD COW (Text) 35887000536044 Adult DVD Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library DVD WESTERN (Text) 30477100257447 Main Floor: DVD Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library DVD COW (Text) 70743000153439 DVDs Available -
Linden Carnegie PL - Linden A DVD COW (Text) 34239004419143 Adult Movies, Main Library Available -
Loogootee PL - Loogootee DVD COW (Text) 70511000045890 Adult DVD Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1419850474
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Deluxe ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1972.
Special features: Collectible behind-the-scenes photo set; commentary by director Mark Rydell; new cast/director reunion featurette "The Cowboys: together again;" vintage featurette "The breaking of boys and the making of men"; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, John Williams.
Participant or Performer Note:
John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst.
Summary, etc.:
When a rancher is deserted by his regular cattle drivers for the gold mines, Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to cross the 400 treacherous miles to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job under Andersen's tutelage, however, neither Andersen nor the boys are aware that a gang of cattle thieves is stalking them.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
Language Note:
English dialogue, English and French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Ranchers > West (U.S.) > Drama.
Cattle drives > West (U.S.) > Drama.
Cattle stealing > West (U.S.) > Drama.
Herders > Training of > West (U.S.) > Drama.
Genre: Western plays.
Western > Feature.
Crime > Feature.
Feature films.
Western films.
Western films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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