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Brand: MGM
Product Code: DVD
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E.L. Doctorow's nontraditional Western comes to life in this 1967 adaptation from director Burt Kennedy and Henry Fonda. Fonda stars as aging sheriff Will Blue who finds his resolve faltering in the face of unrepentant evil. A nameless drifter (Aldo Ray as the 'Man from Bodie') terrorizes the aptly named town of Hard Times, freely killing, and raping. Finally, he decides to burn the town down as a parting gift and a reminder of their sheriff's inability to protect it. Vowing to rebuild the town to atone for his cowardice, Will rallies the few remaining residents around when another stranger arrives, bringing a brothel full of new life to the town. And then the Man from Bodie decides it's time for another visit. Also starring a veritable who's who of Western (and non-Western!) greats including Warren Oates, John Anderson, Royal Dano, Edgar Buchanan, Denver Pyle, Paul Fix, Elisha Cook Jr., Keenan Wynn and Lon Chaney, Jr.

Actor(s): Henry Fonda, Janice Rule, Keenan Wynn

Director(s): Burt Kennedy

Year of Release: 1967 Running Time: 103 Minutes

 

PLEASE NOTE: All movies sold by us are transferred directly to disc-r on a demand basis only from original film negative. They are all presented in DVD cases with full cover artwork. While all films listed have been remastered to play on high definition equipment, please expect imperfections due to age of source material. They are not massed produced  and are all deemed to be in the public domain.
 

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