The Cowboys (1972)

When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job under Andersen's tutelage; however, neither Andersen nor the boys know that a gang of cattle thieves is stalking them.

Directing:
  • Mark Rydell

Writing:
  • Irving Ravetch
  • Harriet Frank Jr.
  • William Dale Jennings

Stars:
Release Date: 1972-01-13
themoviedb icon 7.2/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 131
  • Budget: $6,000,000
  • Revenue: $7,500,000

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