The Shootist is a 1976 Western film directed by Don Siegel and starring John Wayne in his final film role. Based on the 1975 novel of the same name by Glendon Swarthout with a screenplay written by Scott Hale and Miles Hood Swarthout , the film is about a dying gunfighter who spends his last days looking for a way to die with the least pain and the most dignity. The film co-stars Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, Harry Morgan, and James Stewart. In 1977, The Shootist received an Academy Award nomination for Best Art Direction , a BAFTA Film Award nomination for Best Actress , and a Golden Globe...
|Release date:||August 11, 1976|
|Directed by:||Don Siegel|
|Producer:||William Self, Mike Frankovich|
|Music by:||Elmer Bernstein|
|Screenplay by:||Glendon Swarthout, Scott Hale, Miles Hood Swarthout|
|Adapted from:||The Shootist|