Video/Film , Print , DVD in English

Red river

Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; Howard Hawks presents ; Monterey Productions ; screenplay by Borden Chase and Charles Schnee ; executive producer, Charles K. Feldman ; directed and produced by Howard Hawks.
  • [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]
  • Distribution: [Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]
  • Copyright Notice: ©2014
  • Two-DVD special edition.
  • 2 videodiscs (127 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + Accompanied by: 1 fold-out insert.
  • DVD: DVD video 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD, region 1, NTSC, full screen (1.37:1) presentation; monaural.
Also known as
  • Photographed by Russell Harlan ; film editor, Christian Nyby ; art director, John Datu Arensma ; music composed and directed by Dimitri Tiomkin.
  • Cast: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan, Colleen Gray, Harry Carey Sr., John Ireland, Noah Beery Jr., Harry Carey Jr., Chief Yowlachie, Paul Fix, Hank Worden, Mickey Kuhn, Ray Hyke, Hal Taliaferro.
  • Western films.
  • Feature films.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
  • Drama.
  • With no market for his herd, the master of a vast cattle ranch and his son decide to head the first cattle drive over the now famous Chisholm Trail, past the Red River, into Missouri. The path is filled with hardship and the drive looks hopeless as the men struggle to prevail.
Other information
  • Contains both the original theatrical release (disc 1) and the prerelease version (disc 2).
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
  • From the Saturday Evening Post story by Borden Chase.
  • Special features: Disc 1: Bogdanovich on Red River (new interview with filmmaker and critic Peter Bogdanovich); Hawks and Bogdanovich (interview with director Howard Hawks and filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich); Trailer. Disc 2: Molly Haskell (interview with critic Molly Haskell discussing the film); Lee Clark Mitchell (interview with scholar Lee Clark Mitchell about the western genre); Borden Chase (1969 interview where the novelist and screenwriter discusses the film adaptation of his work, conducted by western scholar Jim Kitses); Lux Radio Theatre (adaptation of Red River originally broadcast on March 7, 1949, features John Wayne, Joanne Dru, and Walter Brennan). Insert includes an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien.
  • Rating: Not rated.
  • Language: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Publisher's number
  • CC2377D Criterion Collection (container)
  • CC2377D-1 Criterion Collection (disc 1)
  • CC2377D-2 Criterion Collection (disc 2)
  • 9781604658668
  • 1604658665
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 715515119719
  • OCLC: 879579999
  • OCLC: 879579999