Strother Martin

Born: 6 March 1919
Died: 1 August 1980

Highlighted works

  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    As much a buddy movie as a western, William Goldman’s script keeps Paul Newman and Robert Redford well supplied with wry lines and double takes.

  • Cool Hand Luke

    Cool Hand Luke

    A classic Deep South prison movie with Paul Newman as a nonconformist struggling against the brutal inhumanity of the men in charge.

  • The Wild Bunch

    The Wild Bunch

    A gang of outlaws goes out in a blaze of violence and glory in Sam Peckinpah’s elegiac film about the dying days of the wild west.

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    The coming of civilisation brings an end to the wildness of the west in John Ford’s elegiac late film teaming John Wayne and James Stewart.

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