My Darling Clementine Overview:

My Darling Clementine (1946) was a Drama - Western Film directed by John Ford and produced by Samuel G. Engel.

The film was based on the biography Wyatt Earp: Frontier Marshal written by Stuart N. Lake 1931.

My Darling Clementine was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1991.

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John Ford’s “My Darling Clementine” and myth of the American West

By Stephen Reginald on Jul 17, 2020 From Classic Movie Man

John Ford’s “My Darling Clementine” and myth of the American West My Darling Clementine (1946) is an American western film directed by John Ford, starring Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, and Victor Mature. Many critics consider it one of the best westerns ever made. The movie tak... Read full article


Review: My Darling Clementine (1946)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 15, 2019 From 4 Star Films

The first time I ever saw My Darling Clementine I couldn’t get over how unimpressive it seemed. If nothing else it certainly didn’t give off any self-aware sense of its own importance. There was nothing that struck me as outright epic and monumental. And yet this western has been a heral... Read full article


My Darling Clementine (1946)

By Beatrice on Jan 12, 2015 From Flickers in Time

My Darling Clementine Directed by John Ford Written by Samuel G. Engel and Winston Miller from a story by Sam Hellman based on a book by Stuart N. Lake 1945/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Repeat viewing/Netflix rental #204 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die If you are not look... Read full article


Criterion: My Darling Clementine

By Aaron West on Oct 19, 2014 From Criterion Blues

Oct 19 Posted by aaronwest MY DARLING CLEMENTINE, JOHN FORD, 1946 The best genre films are those that touch on deeper themes, and John Ford was an expert at using the Western as a way of examining his present. My Darling Clementine is considered by many to be among the best of his films, and I?ve s... Read full article


Criterion: My Darling Clementine

By Aaron West on Oct 19, 2014 From Criterion Blues

Oct 19 Posted by aaronwest MY DARLING CLEMENTINE, JOHN FORD, 1946 The best genre films are those that touch on deeper themes, and John Ford was an expert at using the Western as a way of examining his present. My Darling Clementine is considered by many to be among the best of his films, and I?ve s... Read full article


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Quotes from

Clementine Carter: I love your town in the morning, Marshal. The air is so clean and clear... the scent of the desert flower.
Wyatt Earp: That's me... barber.


Wyatt Earp: Ma'am, I sure like that name... Clementine.


Old Man Clanton: Wide-awake, wide-open town, Tombstone. You can get anything you want there.


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Facts about

This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1991.
Reportedly, Lloyd Bacon worked uncredited on this film with Darryl F. Zanuck re-editing this film in deference to preview comment cards.
On 28 April 1947 Henry Fonda and Cathy Downs starred in a live radio version of this film, broadcast on the Lux Radio Theatre.
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My Darling Clementine

Released 1946
Inducted 1991
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