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Sep 11: Waynesboro Theatre Classic Movie Series – True Grit
September 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
True Grit is the third in a six Classic Movie Series presented by the Waynesboro Theatre and sponsored by Hearthstone Retirement Home.
About the Movie
After hired hand Tom Chaney (Jeff Corey) murders the father of 14-year-old Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), she seeks vengeance and hires U.S. Marshal “Rooster” Cogburn (John Wayne), a man of “true grit,” to track Chaney into Indian territory. As the two begin their pursuit, a Texas Ranger, La Boeuf (Glen Campbell), joins the manhunt in hopes of capturing Chaney for the murder of a Texas senator and collecting a substantial reward. The three clash on their quest of bringing to justice the same man.
G ‧ 1969 ‧ Adaptation/Drama ‧ 2h 12m
Director: Henry Hathaway
Writer: Charles Portis, Marguerite Roberts
Stars: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty
“It is one of the most delightful, joyous scary movies of all time.”Roger Ebert – American Film Critic
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