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George Stevens' legendary rendition of the archetypal Western myth earned six Academy Award nominations including Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Picture. Alan Ladd plays a weary gunfighter who plans to settle down on the homestead, until a simmering feud forces him out of retirement. Jack Palance, Van Heflin and Jean Arthur, in her last film, co-star. Based on the novel by Jack Schaefer.

Year: 1953
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Westerns, Film Festivals 1989, Nick's Favourites, Based on..., Theo's Favourites
Country: USA
Director: George Stevens
Starring: Alan Ladd, Ben Johnson, Edgar Buchanan, Jack Palance, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Brandon De Wilde
Duration: 113 Minutes
Rating: G
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Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films

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