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Dallas News - The Scoop Blog - almost 5 years
True Grit, the 1969 version starring John Wayne, Kim Darby, Robert Duvall, and, regrettably, Glen Campbell, is showing at 6:30 p.m. at the Angelika Film Center Dallas, part of the USA Film Festival.
Darby, who played the irrepressible Mattie Ross, is scheduled to attend the screening.
True Grit is based on the brilliant, uproariously funny Charles Portis novel of the same name.
The 2010 Coen Brothers remake, starring Jeff Bridges in the role of Rooster Cogburn, is far more faithful to Portis's text than the John Wayne version.
But it doesn't include The Duke, with a rifle in one hand and a revolver in the other, shouting, "Fill your hand, you sonofabitch!" at Robert Duvall before charging, on horseback, reins in his teeth:
The first See's Candies store in Texas in "25 or 30 years" opens at 9:30 a.m. in Stonebrier Centre Mall in Frisco -- just in time for Mother's Day. Leslie Brenner says on our Eats blog that the store will be passing out free sa
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