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The Ox-Bow Incident

The Ox-Bow Incident is a western film from William A. Wellman and starring Henry Fonda. The year is 1943, it’s the middle of World War 2, and makes an exceptional message about anti-heroism.The Ox-Bow Incident takes place in Nevada in 1885[3] and begins with Art Croft (Harry Morgan) and Gil Carter (Henry Fonda) riding into the town of Bridger's Wells. They go into Darby's Saloon and find ...

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Released: May 21st, 1943
Budget: N/A
Revenue: N/A

The Ox-Bow Incident Main Cast

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Henry Fonda
Henry Fonda
plays Gil Carter
Dana Andrews
Dana Andrews
plays Donald Martin
Mary Beth Hughes
Mary Beth Hughes
plays Rose
Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn
plays Juan Martínez
William Eythe
William Eythe
plays Gerald Tetley
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • The production on the film would be shut down for a week or ten days "due to the $5,000-per-film limit on new construction materials." During the shutdown, already used sets were torn down so that their material could be re-used to build the mountain pass set. Studio publicity noted that the Ox-Bow Valley setting was "the largest set ever constructed" by Fox, and that it covered 26,703 feet.
  • The role played by Henry Fonda was originally offered to Gary Cooper, who turned it down.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): During opening sequences when Fonda is at the bar, the whiskey he is drinking changes from clear to dark.
  • Henry Fonda was generally unhappy with the quality of the films he had to do while under contract with 20th Century Fox. This was one of only two films from that period that he was actually enthusiastic about starring in. The other was The Grapes of Wrath.
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