Fort Worth (film)

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Fort Worth
Fort Worth FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Edwin L. Marin
Produced by Anthony Veiller
Written by John Twist
Starring Randolph Scott
Music by David Buttolph
Cinematography Sidney Hickox
Edited by Clarence Kolster
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date
  • July 14, 1951 (1951-07-14)
Running time
80 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $698,000[1]
Box office $2,342,000[1]
$1,450,000 (US rentals)[2]

Fort Worth is a 1951 American Western film directed by Edwin L. Marin and starring Randolph Scott. It is Marin's final directing work, as he died two months before the release.

Plot synopsis[edit]

Former gunfighter Ned Britt (Randolph Scott) sets up shop in Fort Worth, Texas as a newspaper man. He falls in love with Flora Talbot (Phyllis Thaxter), who is the fiancée of a former friend, Blair Lunsford (David Brian). Britt tries to expose the crooked cattle baron Gabe Clevinger (Ray Teal) in his newspaper. Clevinger resorts to violence in order to prevent the arrival of the railroad at Fort Worth and Britt has to rethink his journalistic methods to stop him and resort to violence himself.



Box office[edit]

According to Warner Bros records the film earned $1,735,000 domestically and $607,000 foreign.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 31 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  2. ^ 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1951', Variety, January 2, 1952

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