The Cowboys (1972)

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Rancher Wil Andersen is forced to hire inexperienced boys as cowhands in order to get his herd to market on time but the rough drive is full of dangers and a gang of cattle rustlers is trailing them.


  • "The Cowboys," Warner Bros. 1972.
  • John Wayne in The Cowboys (1972)
  • Signing autographs on location for "The Cowboys," Warner Bros. 1971.
  • Robert Surtees on the set of "Cowboys, The" c. 1971.
  • John Wayne in The Cowboys (1972)

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Cast & Crew

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Mark Rydell


William Dale Jennings (novel), Irving Ravetch (screenplay), Harriet Frank Jr. (screenplay), William Dale Jennings (screenplay)


Plot Summary


Adventure | Drama | Western

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