- Saturday, August 25, 2012 3:00 p.m.
- Free, but ticketed
Alan Ladd stars as a cowboy getting caught up in the down and dirty settlement of the frontier, a theme familiar to many Westerns. It is the subtlety of the performances and direction that make this a genre masterpiece. This masterful Western negotiates the complexity of the morally ambiguous characters with a careful hand, making it stand out as a testament to the pleasures of great Hollywood filmmaking.