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Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Brandon De Wilde View All


George Stevens (Director), A.B. Guthrie Jr. (Screenplay) View All

Release: Apr. 23rd, 1953
Runtime: 1 hour, 58 minutes
A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smouldering settler and rancher conflict forces him to act.
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Said protagonist, the titular drifter, also shows he has a heart by bonding with one family in particular, with an undercurrent of romantic tension with a farmer's wife and becoming something of an adventurous hero to a small boy.
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Shane is mostly seen from the viewpoint of the youngest person in the film, Joey (a terrific Brandon de Wilde; go ahead now and stick him in the Bakers Dozen Thread as an annoying kid ).