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3 Godfathers

3 Godfathers(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

Three outlaws on the run risk their freedom and their lives to return a newborn to civilization.

Cast & Crew

John Ford Director
John Wayne Robert Marmaduke Sangster Hightower
Pedro Armendariz Pedro Roca Fuerte
Harry Carey Jr. William Kearny, "The Abiline Kid"
Ward Bond "Buck" Perley Sweet
Mae Marsh Mrs. Perley Sweet
Mildred Natwick The Mother
Jane Darwell Miss Florie
Guy Kibbee The judge
Dorothy Ford Ruby Latham
Ben Johnson Member of posse
Charles Halton Mr. Latham
Hank Worden Deputy sheriff

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Washington, D.C. 25 Nov 1948
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Argosy Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  105-107 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,551    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • "I'm a young cowboy, I know I've done wrong"

    Jeff Boston 2018-12-17

    Beautiful is the song that Carey crooned, and beautiful is this film's camerawork and ability to put us in a time and place. Dynamite double meaning,... MORE>

  • you really should not refuse this godfather

    a.morris 2017-10-21

    if you are really going to give a john wayne story a chance..this should be one of them. if you are in to extreme violence..gun play this is not for you.... MORE>

  • 3 godfathers

    kevin sellers 2015-12-26

    Haven't seen it in forty years and I'd forgotten how fine a film it is. Sure it's sentimental, but it never veers into corny, and there is... MORE>