- Wy·attBer·ry Stapp, [wahy-uh t-ber-ee-stap] /ˈwaɪ ətˈbɛr i stæp/, 1848–1929, U.S. frontiersman, law officer, and gunfighter.
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The irony is that the idealization of Earp as a good guy with a gun, an unswerving servant of law and order, is a myth.
Over the decades, film and television has told a consistent narrative about Earp.
The Earp myth originated not in Hollywood, but with Earp himself.
Like Jay Gatsby or Don Draper, Earp reinvented himself—and he used the newly created film industry as his tool.
He might act with the Earp household in that proposed round-up of the road agents.
The brothers Earp and Mr. Holiday had no horses to cover them.
It was as though a fourth had been born into the Earp family.
The gods fought on the side of the law, the stage company, the brothers Earp, and Mr. Holiday.
After the battle the brothers Earp and Mr. Holiday repaired to the nearest saloon and refreshed themselves.