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“Well… good luck to ya, Mister…?” “Earp. Wyatt Earp.” – My Darling Clementine (1946)

I think I’ve been a fan of John Ford films longer than I’ve known who John Ford was. Basically, if you watched any of John Wayne’s Western output that is head and shoulders better than most, you probably seen a John Ford directed Wayne flick. While The Searchers will always be my favourite Ford Western, a few years ago in the (now) sadly missed Laser Video shop on George’s Street, I rented a movie that had two things that I’d never seen on a case before: ‘Starring Henry Fonda’ and ‘Directed by John Ford’. I’m a huge Fonda fan and John Ford is onto a God in my eyes so I paid my money and took a gander by my nickelodeon. Now, Arrow Film are back with a wonderful restoration of the film. Too liberal with the truth to be a biopic, too truthful to be fiction, the story of Old American West legend Wyatt Earp as only John Ford can tell it: My Darling Clementine.

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