The Shepherd of the Hills (1941)
Release Date: Jul 18, 1941 Wide
Average Rating: 3.3/5
User Ratings: 94
Harold Bell Wright's bestselling novel The Shepherd of the Hills had been previously filmed in 1919 and 1928 before Paramount offered the first talkie version in 1941. In one of his least typical roles, John Wayne plays a young Ozark backwoodsman forsworn to kill his father, who years earlier abandoned his mother. Against this personal crisis is played the larger drama of outsiders who threaten to push Wayne's friends and family off their land. Fate plays a hand when a mysterious stranger
Jul 18, 1941 Wide
Feb 17, 1998
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Young Matt Matthews
Daniel Howitt the sh...
Aunt Mollie Matthews
Old Matt Matthews
Samuel S. Hinds
Marc Lawrence I
Man with Mustache
Charles the deputy
Charles B. Middleton
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One of John Wayne's better films before he became a star due to Henry Hathaway's solid direction, Duke's own acting, and strong supporting cast.
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