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The Shootist

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About ten minutes into The Shootist, Doctor Hostetler ([[Performer~P68236~James Stewart~jamesstewart]]) tells aging Western gunfighter John Bernard Books ([[Performer~P116130~John Wayne~johnwayne]]), "You have a cancer." Knowing that his death will be painful and lingering, Books is determined to be shot in the line of "duty." In his remaining two months, Books settles scores with old enemies, including gambler Pulford ([[Performer~P53252~Hugh O'Brian~hughobrian]]) and Marshall Thibido...more

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