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True Grit

Released 1969
Distributor Paramount

John Wayne finally landed an Oscar for his role as one-eyed marshal Rooster Cogburn in Henry Hathaway’s scenic blockbuster, which charmingly retains the archaic speech patterns of the source novel. Great supporting cast.

About Stuart Gordon

Stuart Gordon has returned to the world of live theater with his recent productions of: Nevermore starring his old friend Jeffrey Combs as Edgar Allan Poe, and Re-Animator The Musical (the title says it all.) Next year he will be producing and directing Taste, a play based on the true life story of the man who put a help-wanted ad on the internet for someone he could kill and eat.