“The Grey Fox” to show in Southwest Harbor

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Southwest Harbor Public Library will present the 1982 film “The Grey Fox” with Richard Farnsworth, on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 5:30 p.m. Shot in British Columbia in 1981, and based on a true account, “The Grey Fox” stars Richard Farnsworth as Miner, an aging Old West stagecoach robber thrust into a modern world of automobiles, trains and moving pictures. Farnsworth was 61 at the time filming began. After 30 years as a real life cowboy and Hollywood stuntman, he was discovered by the 26-year-old Canadian director Philip Borsos, a protege of Francis Ford Coppola who produced the film. Following his award-winning success in “The Grey Fox,” Farnsworth went on to act in films with Steve McQueen, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek among others. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required in advance. Contact 244-7065.

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