From the novel by Charles Portis. DVD release of the 1969 motion picture.
U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn helps a headstrong young girl find the man who murdered her father in Native American territory and fled with the family savings. When Rooster's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfighter, sparks fly. The situation goes from troubled to disastrous when an inexperienced Texas Ranger joins the party.
A Hal Wallis production; screenplay by Marguerite Roberts; produced by Hal B. Wallis; directed by Henry Hathaway. Director of photography, Lucien Ballard; supervising film editor, Warren Low; music, Elmer Bernstein; title song lyrics by Don Black; production designer, Walter Tyler; set decorations, Ray Moyer, John Burton; sound recording, Roy Meadows, Elden Ruberg; costumes, Dorothy Jeakins; associate producer, Paul Nathan.