The Cowboys (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Western

The Cowboys
Cast: John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst

When his cattle drivers abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job under Andersen's tutelage; however, neither Andersen nor the boys know that a gang of cattle thieves is stalking them.

  • Warner Brothers/Seven Arts Company:
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  • 13 Jan 1972 Released:
  • 01 Jan 2008 DVD Release:
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  • William Dale Jennings (novel), Irving Ravetch (screenplay), Harriet Frank Jr. (screenplay), William Dale Jennings (screenplay) Writer:
  • Mark Rydell Director:
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