Lancaster takes on a legend of the West in his role as lawman Wyatt Earp opposite Kirk Douglas’s gunslinger Doc Holliday. The story is familiar: Holliday is in Dodge City, having murdered the brother of Texas Ed Bailey (Lee Van Cleef), who seeks revenge; Earp, just arriving in Dodge, seeks to apprehend a group of outlaws led by Ike Clanton (Lyle Bettger). Despite Holliday’s shady past and their troubled relationship, Earp needs the gunslinger’s help to bring down the Clantons—but can they trust each other? In one of the great pairings in screen history, GUNFIGHT AT THE O.K. CORRAL sees Lancaster radiating a quiet, refined power while Douglas simmers with raw energy.
Appears in: Forever Burt
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