Gunfight at the O.K. Corral(1957)
The Wildest Gunfight in the History of the West !
Writers: Leon Uris (screenplay), George Scullin (suggested by an article by)
Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
Plot: After the long career of lawman that made him a legend, Wyatt Earp deciedes to quit and join his brothers in Tombstone, Arizona. There he would see them in feud with Clantons, local clan of thugs and cattle thieves. When the showdown becomes inevitable, the help will come from Doc Holliday, terminally-ill gambler who happens to be another Wild West legend.
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Did you know: Burt Lancaster agreed to do this film if he could star in The Rainmaker, also produced by Hal B. Wallis.
Studios: Paramount Pictures