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Event Summary

1881: Gunfight at the O. K. Corral, from National Geographic

  • The shootout as part of a conflict between urban town business commercial interests represented by the Earps and rural ranchers represented by Ike Clanton.

What Really Happened at the O. K. Corral from Minnesota Public Radio (March 31, 2015)


timeline2_rus.svg.pngTimeline: The Life of Wyatt Earp from PBS

Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp

Josephine Sarah Marcus, 1881
Josephine Sarah Marcus, 1881


Wyatt Earp
Wyatt Earp


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The O. K. Corral Trial (Earp-Holllday Trial) from the Famous Trials website, University of Missouri Kansas City

Statement of Wyatt Earp, November 17, 1881







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Movie Poster for 1957 film
Movie Poster for 1957 film

The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Popular Culture

Notable Hollywood Films include
  • Frontier Marshall (1934)
  • My Darling Clementine (1946)
  • Gunfight at the O. K. Corral (1957)
  • Tombstone (1993)
  • Wyatt Earp (1994)