The Outlaw (1943)
Film / Classics / Drama / Western / Romance
Directed by Howard Hughes and Howard Hawks
Cast: Jane Russell, Jack Buetel, Walter Huston, Thomas Mitchell and Joe Sawyer
Newly appointed sheriff Pat Garrett is pleased when his old friend Doc Holiday arrives in Lincoln, New Mexico on the stage. Doc is trailing his stolen horse, and it is discovered in the possession of Billy the Kid. In a surprising turnaround, Billy and Doc become friends. This causes the friendship between Doc and Pat to cool. The odd relationship between Doc and Billy grows stranger when Doc hides Billy at his girl, Rio's, place after Billy is shot. She falls for Billy, although he treats her very badly. Interaction between these four is played out against an Indian attack before a final showdown reduces the group's number.
Directors: Howard Hughes
Actors: Walter Huston, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell