Cattleman Flint cuts off farmer Sims' water supply. When Sims' son Ted goes for water, one of Flint's men kills him. Cheyenne is sent to finish off Sims, but finding the family at the newly dug grave, he changes sides.
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Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later, when his enemy's family finds itself dependent on Terje's beneficence, Terje must ... See full summary »
In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic, urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather... See full summary »
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Farm hand Cheyenne Harry (Harry Carey), is engaged to Helen, his boss' daughter. When a rich trader from the city arrives, he charms her off her feet and whisks her away. Poor Helen soon learns that them city folk ain't decent (this is a red-state-movie) and it's up to Cheyenne and his buddies to set things straight.
It could have been a run-of-the-mill, dime-a-dozen comedy western but Ford's mastery is ever present, using deep focus composition in the wide landscape shots, or striking chiaroscuro lighting in the romantic scenes, proving that he never learned to be a great director: he was one right from the start.
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