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Tombstone

Synopsis
Feature film. Excessively violent, melodramatic, fanciful and overlong retelling of the Wyatt Earp legend. Includes an early scene in which a young actor in a travelling stage show, playing to a rowdy saloon audience, attempts Henry V’s St Crispin’s Day speech (IV iii).
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1993
Duration
129 mins; 11,653 feet

Credits

Director
George P. Cosmatos
Producer
Bob Misiorowski; James Jacks; Sean Daniel
Cinematographer
William A. Fraker
Screenplay
Kevin Jarre
Music
Bruce Broughton
Cast
Kurt RussellWyatt Earp
Val KilmerDoc Holliday

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Henry V
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); westerns; Travelling players

Notes

Notes
The DVD (134 minutes - director’s cut) contains comment from Cosmatos which references Shakespeare.

Production Company

Name

Cinergi Productions

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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