Ranking with Stagecoach as one of the greatest of its genre, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is the modern-day western to beat all westerns. John Ford, whose very name is synonymous with "westerns," directed the ideal cast. Jimmy Stewart plays the bungling but charming big-city lawyer determined to rid the fair village of Shinbone of its number one nuisance and bad man: Liberty Valance (Lee Marvin). And as if all that weren't enough, the biggest star that ever aimed a six-shooter plays the Man of the title: John Wayne. Super sincere Stewart and rugged rancher Wayne also share the same love interest (Vera Miles). One gets the gunman, but the other gets the gal.

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Unrated

Western · 2h 3m · 4/22/1962

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Together For The First Time - James Stewart - John Wayne - in the masterpiece of four-time Academy Award winner John Ford

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Ranking with Stagecoach as one of the greatest of its genre, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is the modern-day western to beat all westerns. John Ford, whose very name is synonymous with "westerns," directed the ideal cast. Jimmy Stewart plays the bungling but charming big-city lawyer determined to rid the fair village of Shinbone of its number one nuisance and bad man: Liberty Valance (Lee Marvin). And as if all that weren't enough, the biggest star that ever aimed a six-shooter plays the Man of the title: John Wayne. Super sincere Stewart and rugged rancher Wayne also share the same love interest (Vera Miles). One gets the gunman, but the other gets the gal.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Paramount Pictures, John Ford Productions

Budget

$3,200,000

Revenue

$8,000,000
Part Of
Cast
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John Wayne

Tom Doniphon
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James Stewart

Ransom Stoddard
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Vera Miles

Hallie Stoddard
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Lee Marvin

Liberty Valance
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Edmond O'Brien

Dutton Peabody
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Andy Devine

Marshal Link Appleyard
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Ken Murray

Doc Willoughby
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John Carradine

Maj. Cassius Starbuckle
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Jeanette Nolan

Nora Ericson
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John Qualen

Peter Ericson
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Willis Bouchey

Jason Tully - Conductor
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Carleton Young

Maxwell Scott
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Woody Strode

Pompey
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Denver Pyle

Amos Carruthers
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Strother Martin

Floyd
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Lee Van Cleef

Reese
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Robert F. Simon

Handy Strong
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O.Z. Whitehead

Herbert Carruthers
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Paul Birch

Mayor Winder
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Joseph Hoover

Charlie Hasbrouck - Reporter for 'The Star'
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Charles Akins

(uncredited)
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Mario Arteaga

Henchman (uncredited)
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Gertrude Astor

(uncredited)
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Frank Baker

Gambler (uncredited)
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Leonard Baker

Man (uncredited)
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Danny Borzage

Townsman (uncredited)
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Chet Brandenburg

Statehood Audience Member (uncredited)
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Russell Custer

Townsman (uncredited)
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Robert Donner

(uncredited)
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Larry Finley

Bar X Man (uncredited)
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Shug Fisher

Kaintuck (uncredited)
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Duke Fishman

Townsman (uncredited)
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Ben Frommer

Cantina Bartender (uncredited)
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Helen Gibson

(uncredited)
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Herman Hack

Townsman (uncredited)
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Chuck Hamilton

Statehood Audience Member (uncredited)
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Sam Harris

Convention Committee Member (uncredited)
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Chuck Hayward

Henchman (uncredited)
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Tom Hennesy

Buck Langhorn (uncredited)
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William Henry

Gambler (uncredited)
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Bryan 'Slim' Hightower

Shotgun (uncredited)
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Earle Hodgins

Clute Dumphries (uncredited)
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Stuart Holmes

Statehood Audience Member (uncredited)
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Jimmy Horan

Statehood Audience Member (uncredited)
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Michael Jeffers

Barfly (uncredited)
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Eddie Juaregui

Drummer (uncredited)
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Jack Kenny

Townsman (uncredited)
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Ethan Laidlaw

Party Member at Convention (uncredited)
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Richard LaMarr

Townsman (uncredited)
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Carl M. Leviness

Statehood Council Member (uncredited)
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Jacqueline Malouf

Lietta Appleyard (uncredited)
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Ted Mapes

Highpockets (uncredited)
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Rod McGaughy

Statehood Council Member (uncredited)
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King Mojave

Statehood Council Member (uncredited)
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Montie Montana

Politician on Horseback (uncredited)
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Bob Morgan

Roughrider (uncredited)
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Charles Morton

Drummer (uncredited)
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Eva Novak

(uncredited)
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Jack Pennick

Jack - Bartender (uncredited)
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Jack Perrin

Statehood Audience Member (uncredited)
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Dorothy Phillips

(uncredited)
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'Snub' Pollard

Statehood Audience Member (uncredited)
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Stephanie Pond-Smith

(uncredited)
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Chuck Roberson

Henchman (uncredited)
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Robert Robinson

Statehood Audience Member (uncredited)
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Buddy Roosevelt

Townsman (uncredited)
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Phil Schumacher

Bartender (uncredited)
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Scott Seaton

Statehood Audience Member (uncredited)
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Charles Seel

Election Council President (uncredited)
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Tom Smith

Barfly (uncredited)
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Cap Somers

Barfly (uncredited)
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Rudy Sooter

Statehood Audience Member (uncredited)
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Slim Talbot

(uncredited)
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Jack Tornek

Townsman (uncredited)
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Ralph Volkie

Townsman (uncredited)
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Max Wagner

Poker Game Dealer (uncredited)
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Blackie Whiteford

Townsman (uncredited)
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Jack Williams

Henchman (uncredited)
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Anna Lee

Mrs. Prescott - Widow in Stage Holdup (uncredited)
Crew
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John Ford

Director
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James Warner Bellah

Writer
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Willis Goldbeck

Writer
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Dorothy M. Johnson

Writer
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John Ford

Producer
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Willis Goldbeck

Producer
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Cyril J. Mockridge

Music
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William H. Clothier

Cinematograpy
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Otho Lovering

Editor
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Eddie Imazu

Art
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Hal Pereira

Art
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Charles Grenzbach

Sound
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Philip Mitchell

Sound
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