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27 Ratings


Directed by Delmer Daves
United States, 1958
Western, Adventure


Chicago hotel clerk Frank Harris dreams of life as a cowboy, and he gets his chance when, jilted by the father of the woman he loves, he joins Tom Reece and his cattle-driving outfit. Soon, though, the tenderfoot finds out life on the range is neither what he expected nor what he’s been looking for.

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Cowboy Directed by Delmer Daves

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1959 | Nominee: Best Film Editing

Locarno International Film Festival

1958 | Winner: Mention for Artistic and Human Qualities

Directors Guild of America

1959 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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