- Directors: John Ford
- Producers: Samuel G Engel
- Writers: Story, Stuart N Lake, Sam Hellman, Screenplay, Samuel G Engel, Winston Miller
- Genres: Drama, Western
- Actors: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Walter Brennan
In 1882 (the wrong year is marked on the tombstone of James, since Oct 26th, 1881 was the date of the Gunfight at the OK Coral) the Earp brothers, Wyatt, James, Morgan and Virgil, are driving cattle to California when they cross the Clanton family led by the “Old Man”. Told of a nearby town, Tombstone, the older brothers ride in, leaving the youngest brother James to watch over the cattle. The Earps quickly find Tombstone a lawless town. When they return to their camp, they find the cattle rustled and James dead.
Seeking vengeance, Wyatt returns to Tombstone and takes the open job of town marshall, meeting with the local powers, Doc Holliday and the Clantons, again and again in order to find out who was responsible. In the meantime, a young woman from Boston named Clementine Carter arrives in town…