My Darling Clementine. 1946. USA. Directed by John Ford. Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/Photofest

MoMA Presents: John Ford's My Darling Clementine

April 22–24, 2016 The Museum of Modern Art

In memory of late film curator Charles Silver, the Department of Film presents the 1946 Western My Darling Clementine, from Silver's favorite director, John Ford.

Seeking justice for the death of his brother, Wyatt Earp becomes Tombstone’s town marshal, teaming with “Doc” Holliday for the infamous Gunfight at O.K. Corral. Silver wrote, “John Ford is the greatest film director America has ever had (or ever will), and is quite possibly the country’s greatest artist. His usual reaction to such views was that of a snarlingly sarcastic sonofabitch.”

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