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The Ox-Bow Incident

The Ox-Bow Incident is a 1943 western film in which two drifters join a posse to hunt down and lynch three cattle rustling murderers. It stars Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, Anthony Quinn, William Eythe, Harry Morgan and Jane Darwell.

The movie was adapted by Lamar Trotti from the novel by Walter Van Tilburg Clark. It was directed by William A. Wellman.

It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. The film has been deemed "culturally significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.