Directed by George Stevens (Giant), the sagebrush classic Shane stars Alan Ladd as the titular character, a retired, laconic gunfighter who comes to the assistance of a homestead family when they are terrorized by a wealthy cattleman (Emile Meyer). As the clan’s young son Joey (Brandon de Wilde) begins to idolize him, Shane is forced to do battle with a hired gun (Jack Palance) to protect everything he believes in. With Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Ben Johnson; based on the 1949 novel by Jack Schaefer.
Here’s the theatrical trailer for this Western favorite:
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