G | | Adventure, Drama, Western
A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer in Indian territory.
Jim Burk doubled for John Wayne in the final jumping fence stunt at the end.
Little Frank... You take care of your mama.
Little Frank: I will.
When they are starting out from their camp Mattie picks up the canteen by the strap and Rooster asks her "where you going with that canteen?". When they switch shots and she answers him that she is going to "wash the sleep from her face of course" the strap is suddenly slung around her shoulder.
When submitted for a rating from the MPAA in 1969, the film was given an "M". The film was edited and re-rated "G". The American VHS version contains the "G" rated cut while the DVD is the uncut "M" version (which would be printed as "PG" since the symbol was changed in the 1970s).
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