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Duel in the Sun

Duel in the Sun(1947)

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Brief Synopsis

A fiery half-Native American girl comes between a rancher's good and evil sons.

Cast & Crew

King Vidor Director
Jennifer Jones Pearl Chavez
Joseph Cotten Jesse McCanles
Gregory Peck Lewt McCanles
Lionel Barrymore Senator McCanles
Herbert Marshall Scott Chavez
Lillian Gish Laura Belle McCanles
Walter Huston Jubal Crabbe, the sinkiller
Charles Bickford Sam Pierce
Harry Carey Lem Smoot
Joan Tetzel Helen Langford
Tilly Losch Mrs. Chavez

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Los Angeles: 31 Dec 1946; New York opening: week of 8 May 1947
Release Date:  1947 Production Date:  AFI*; UCLA
VHS tape at UCLA
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Selznick Releasing Organization
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Vanguard Films, Inc.
Duration(mins):  134-136 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  12,122    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • One of the Greatest Love Stories ever told

    Jel Jones 2017-08-05

    This movie is one of my favorites. From the first time I viewed it I fell in love with the characters and their lives. It works because by the time the... MORE>

  • duel in the sun

    kevin sellers 2015-11-23

    I am in agreement with previous reviewer, WReeve, on everything except Jennifer Jones' prettiness. Actually, I guess I'm in agreement on that as... MORE>

  • Terrible movie

    WReeve 2015-11-23

    This movie is continuum of gross over-acting all around with the exceptions of Joseph Cotten, Harry Carey and most of the extras. And, who cast Jennifer... MORE>