- Original title
- Running time
- 133 min.
- United States
Borden Chase, Charles Schnee
Russell Harlan (B&W)
Noah Beery Jr.,
United Artists / Monterey Productions
Western | Friendship
- Synopsis / Plot
- Tom Dunson (John Wayne) builds a cattle empire with his adopted son Matthew Garth (Montgomery Clift). Together they begin a massive cattle drive north from Texas to the Missouri railhead. But on the way, new information and Dunson's tyrannical ways cause Matthew to take the herd away from Dunson and head to a new railhead in Kansas. Dunson, swearing vengeance, pursues.
: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Story, Editing
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Western Screenplay
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