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The Shepherd of the Hills

The Shepherd of the Hills (1941)

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Release Date: Jul 18, 1941 Wide

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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

Feb 17, 1998

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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.

December 28, 2007 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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Well-acted, especially by Wayne.

September 9, 2005 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Comment (1)
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