The Man of the West

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1958
  • Label: 20th Century Fox
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • (unspecified) - English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Entertainment Reviews:

USA Today - 03/29/1991
"...Anthony Mann's final Western is also the last great Gary Cooper film..."
Uncut - 04/01/2005
"Anthony Mann's last movie proved to be his most intense an ambitious western."
Film Comment - 05/01/2008
"Anthony Mann's last great western....The meticulous detailing in the costume design reflects Mann's penchant for characterization through precise physical description..."
Total Film - 11/01/2008
4 stars out of 5 -- "Cooper channels the pull of the past with manful heft. The resulting punch still smarts. Terrific."

Product Description:

In this 1958 western from director Anthony Mann (WINCHESTER '73), middle-aged former outlaw Link Jones on his way to hire a schoolteacher when he is confronted by train robbers and forced to form an uneasy alliance his old gang in order save the lives of an innocent dancehall girl and a shady gambler. Gary Cooper (HIGH NOON) and Lee J. Cobb (12 ANGRY MEN) star in MAN OF THE WEST, a romantic yet thoughtfully austere action drama that captures the minimalist heart at the center of the western genre.

Plot Synopsis:

A brutal, violent, and uncompromising look at the American old west. A former outlaw, along with two other victims, are robbed and held hostage by members of his former gang.

Plot Keywords:

Adventure | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Color by DeLuxe. Shot in CinemaScope.
  • Additional cast: Tina Menard (Mexican Woman) and Joe Dominquez (Mexican Man).
  • Released theatrically in the USA October 1, 1958.

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 883904107095
  • Shipping Weight: 0.17/lbs (approx)
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