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Wagon Master screening, 5 September 2018


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John Ford’s ‘Wagon Master’ (USA, 1950) is screening at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City on Wednesday 5 September 2018 at 1:00 pm. The film stars Western stalwarts Ben Johnson, Harry Carey Jr. and Ward Bond. Further information about the screening can be found here.