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John Wayne Film Festival

John Wayne Film Festival
  • When Sep 15, 2017 07:30 PM to Sep 17, 2017 07:30 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-400)
  • Where Rogers City Theater
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  • Contact Phone 989-734-2477, ext. 241
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Friday, September 15 at 7:30 pm                                            The Quiet Man

An Irish-American boxer moves to Erin, Ireland after a ring tragedy and falls in love with a feisty Colleen, (Maureen O' Hara) the sister of a bullying squire who hates him for purchasing property he himself had his eye on.  This classic film was produced in 1952 and directed by John Ford.

Saturday, September 16th at 2:00 pm - matinee                   True Grit

A crusty marshal helps a teenager (Kim Darby) track down her father's killer.  The star filled cast also includes Glen Campbell, Robert Duvall, and Jeremy Slate.  This is first film that introduces the audience to Marshal Rooster Cogburn, (John Wayne). 1969 film classic.

Saturday, September 16th at 4:30 pm                                      The Cowboys

An expert cattleman attempts a 400 mile cattle drive with a crew of schoolboys whom he must mentor after his regular crew abandons him in order to try and strike gold.  The film was produced in 1972 and stars Bruce Dern, Roscoe Lee Browne, Colleen Dewhurst, and Slim Pickens.  

Saturday, September 16th at 7:30 pm                                      Rooster Cogburn

Marshal, Rooster Cogburn (John Wayne) and schoolmarm, (Katharine Hepburn) chase murdering outlaws.  Co-starring Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan, John McIntire, Strother Martin, and Paul Koslo.  A 1975 classic film and one of John Wayne's most recognizable roles.

Sunday, September 17th at 2:00 pm   matinee                         They Were Expendable

A saga of the PT boats and the sailors who manned them in the Philippines during World War II.  The film is inspired by actual events.  This classic film was directed by John Ford and co-stars Robert Montgomery, Donna Reed, Ward Bond, and Jack Holt.

ALL FILMS ARE FREE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.  FREEWILL DONATION AT THE DOOR.

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