Duel in the Sun (1946)


Duel in the Sun
Cast: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore

When her father is hanged for shooting his wife and her lover, half-breed Pearl Chavez goes to live with distant relatives in Texas. Welcomed by Laura Belle and her elder lawyer son Jesse, she meets with hostility from the ranch-owner himself, wheelchair-bound Senator Jackson McCanles, and with lustful interest from womanising, unruly younger son Lewt. Almost at once, already existing family tensions are exacerbated by her presence and the way she is physically drawn to Lewt.

  • Vanguard Films Production Company:
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  • 21 Nov 1947 Released:
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  • David O. Selznick (screenplay), Niven Busch (suggested by a novel by), Oliver H.P. Garrett (adaptation) Writer:
  • King Vidor, Otto Brower, William Dieterle, Sidney Franklin, William Cameron Menzies, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg Director:
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