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  • Philbrook Museum 2727 South Rockford Road Tulsa, OK, 74114 United States (map)

True Grit

Year: 1969 / Runtime: 128 min.
Directed by Henry Hathaway

Seeking vengeance for her father's murder, 14-year-old Mattie Ross enlists the aid of one-eyed U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn and accepts the help of Texas Ranger La Boeuf to track down the outlaw Tom Chaney in Indian Territory.

Starring John Wayne, Kim Darby and Glen Campbell; screenplay written by Marguerite Roberts, adapted from the Charles Portis novel. The cast also features Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper and Strother Martin. John Wayne won his only Academy Award for his performance as Rooster Cogburn in this film.

Admission is FREE.

  • First 75 guests receive a FREE copy of the book!
  • A discussion comparing the novel and the film will follow the screening
  • True Grit Trivia hosted by a special guest from Turner Classic Movies. Answer correctly and win prizes, including Tulsa American Film Festival VIP Passes and All Access Passes!

Presented by Tulsa American Film Festival, Booksmart Tulsa, Philbrook Museum and Turner Classic Movies Backlot.

Later Event: October 8