O.K. Corral

O.K. Corral

scene of famous gunfight between Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang (1881). [Am. Hist.: WB, 6: 9]
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THE STORY: Whereas Doc is set in Dodge City in 1878, three years before the famous gunfight at the O.
CORRAL, AND THE VENDETTA RIDE 1881-82 provides a fine, specific reference to the Gunfight's myths and realities and reveals the true story behind the O.
John Henry "Doc" Holliday (August 14, 1851 - November 8, 1887) was an American gambler, gunfighter, and dentist of the American Old West who is usually remembered for his friendship with Wyatt Earp and his involvement in the Gunfight at the O.
The 56-year-old Cardiff Bay-born police officer will be following in the footsteps of such legendary marshals as Wyatt Earp - whose heroics at the legendary gunfight of the O.
But readers who hope to find an insightful historical account will be troubled by the author's use of questionable sources and his failure to engage fully the larger questions that would have placed the famous gunfight at the O.
In no way did the shootout represent a clearly defined duel to the death between Good and Evil," the Daily Mail quoted former journalist Jeff Guinn, author of the magnificently titled 'The Last Gunfight: The Real Story Of The Shootout At The O.
Pete McKinlay, Freuchie, said: "Collum pulled red cards from his pocket faster than Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday reached for their guns at the O.
There was also 'The Maltese Falcon,' 'The Great Escape,' 'The Guns of Navarone' and 'Gunfight at the O.
The youngster's grandfather Kirk Douglas appeared in classic Hollywood films Spartacus and Gunfight at the O.
He compares the classic cops of film noir and the western lawmen as they appeared on celluloid and in the flesh, carefully considers the role of the rogue cop and the tin star on the take, the peculiarities of the posse and the vigilante, and the reasons why portrayals of the O.