Red River (1948 movie)

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Red River
Theatrical release poster
Directed byHoward Hawks
Screenplay by
Based onThe Chisholm Trail
1946 The Saturday Evening Post
by Borden Chase
Produced byHoward Hawks
CinematographyRussell Harlan
Edited byChristian Nyby
Music byDimitri Tiomkin
Monterey Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
August 26, 1948[1]
Running time
133 minutes (Pre-release) 127 minutes (Theatrical)
CountryUnited States
  • English
Budget$2.7 million[2]
Box office$4,506,825 (US rentals)[3]

Red River is a 1948 western movie. Howard Hawks directed and produced the movie. It stars actors John Wayne and Montgomery Clift. It is about the first cattle drive from Texas to Kansas along the Chisholm Trail. Red River was added to the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress in 1990 for being important.[4] [5]

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  1. "Red River". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  2. "HOLLYWOOD DEALS: Prospects Brighten for United Artists -Budget Runs Wild and Other Matters" By THOMAS F. BRADY HOLLYWOOD.. New York Times 1 Feb 1948: X5.
  3. Andreychuk, Ed (1997). The Golden Corral: A Roundup of Magnificent Western Films. McFarland & Company Inc. pp. 24–25. ISBN 0-7864-0393-4.
  4. "Complete National Film Registry Listing | Film Registry | National Film Preservation Board | Programs at the Library of Congress | Library of Congress". Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  5. Gamarekian, Barbara; Times, Special To the New York (1990-10-19). "Library of Congress Adds 25 Titles to National Film Registry". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-08-06.
  6. Grant, Barry Keith (2007). Film Genre: From Iconography to Ideology. London: Wallflower. p. 67. ISBN 978-1904764793.