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Duel in the Sun

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Original title
Duel in the Sun
Year
Running time
138 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Ben Hecht, David O. Selznick, Oliver HP Garrett (Novel: Niven Busch)
Music
Dimitri Tiomkin
Cinematography
Lee Garmes, Harold Rosson, Ray Rennahan
Cast
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Producer
David O. Selznick
Genre
Western. Romance. Drama | Romantic Drama. Melodrama. Epic film
Synopsis / Plot
Orphaned half-breed Pearl Chavez (Jennifer Jones) comes to Spanish Bit, a Ponderosa-like cattle ranch run by despotic McCandless (Lionel Barrymore). There she finds kindness in the heart of ex-Dixie Belle Lillian Gish. But her romantic presence splits the empire. Bookish son Jesse (Joseph Cotton) is disillusioned when his malevolent brother Lewton (Gregory Peck) openly seduces Pearl. Both sons are forced to leave the ranch, Pearl agonizes in sexual self-loathing ("Trash! Trash! Trash!") and the picture self-destructs in an orgy of blazing Technicolor sunsets, bombastic music, and vengeful shootouts.
Awards
1946: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Actress (Jennifer Jones), Supp. Actress (Gish)
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