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The cowboys / Warner Bros. and Sanford Productions Inc. ; produced and directed by Mark Rydell ; screenplay by Irving Ravetch & Harriet Frank, Jr. and William Dale Jennings.

Available copies

  • 21 of 21 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Andrews-Dallas Public Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews.

Current holds

0 current holds with 21 total copies.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews DVD 58064 COW (Text) 73351000058064 DVDs Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 079073835X
  • ISBN: 9780790738352
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 1998.

Content descriptions

General Note:
DVD release of the 1972 motion picture.
Based on the novel by William Dale Jennings.
Special features: Cast & crew information; The Wordsmiths (Irving Ravetch & Harriet Frank); Boys-to-Men (A. Martinez, Robert Carradine); Western roundup (westerns, the first cowboys, western legends); "The cowboys" original featurette; theatrical trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, John Williams ; director of photography, Robert Surtees.
Participant or Performer Note:
John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst, Slim Pickens, Lonny Chapman, Charles Tyner.
Summary, etc.:
A tough rancher, deserted by his regular help, hires 11 schoolboys for a 400 mile cattle drive.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby digital surround 5.1 (English) and mono (French).
Language Note:
Closed-captioned. Includes English (Dolby Surround 5.1) and French (mono.) language tracks, with optional English and French subtitles.
Subject: Cowboys > West (U.S.) > Drama.
Cattle drives > West (U.S.) > Drama.
Genre: Western films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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