Film Details



SHANE
Release Date: Feb 1953
Duration (in mins): 118
Cast:
Alan Ladd (Shane)
Jean Arthur (Marian Starrett)
Van Heflin (Joe Starrett)
Brandon de Wilde (Joey Starrett)
Walter Jack Palance (Jack Wilson)
Director:
George Stevens (Dir)
John Coonan (Asst dir)
Writer:
A. B. Guthrie (Scr)
Jack Sher (Addl dial)
Producer:
George Stevens (Prod)
Ivan Moffat (Assoc prod)
Distribution
Company:
Paramount Pictures Corp.
Production
Company:
Paramount Pictures Corp.
Summary:
While playing on his Wyoming homestead, young Joey Starrett spies a lone rider approaching his house, then listens with great curiosity as Shane, the buckskin clad stranger, reveals to his father Joe that he is heading north, toward home. When Joey cocks the rifle he has been toting, Shane, startled by the noise, draws his gun with the speed of a gunslinger. Joe is disturbed by Shane’s behavior and, as a group of men ride up, sends him on his way. The men’s leader, grizzled cattle baron Rufe ...