Episode 86 - Gunfight At The O.K. Corral

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The Clanton’s and the Earp’s have the final showdown at the O.K. corral. Based on real life events, the film covers the lives of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday leading up to the fateful gunfight. In fact the gunfight is really only a small part of the whole movie. It’s a film more about the relationship between the two main characters, the meaning of loyalty and friendship, and the lengths to which one will go to uphold one’s honor. John Sturgess directed and Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Jo Van Fleet and a very young Dennis Hopper starred in this 1957 retelling of the tale. And to top it off, the music was composed by the incomparable Dimitri Tiomkin.

Strap on your six shooter and saddle your horse, you’re in for an epic journey to the Gunfight At The O.K. Corral.

Here's a link to the IMDB page for "Gunfight At The O.K. Corral"

And up next "No Way Out"

Here's a link to the literature review podcast we mentioned H.P. Podcraft

And for your Old Time Radio listening pleasure here are some links to some great FREE resources:

CBS Radio Mystery Theatre

Screen Director's Playhouse

Inner Sanctum

CBC Nightfall Radio Dramas

Lights Out

The Weird Circle

Beyond Midnight

The Hermit's Cave

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