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After outlaw leader Ben Wade is captured in a small town, his gang continue to threaten. Small-time rancher Dan Evans is persuaded to take Wade in secret to the nearest town with a railway ... See full summary »

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After outlaw leader Ben Wade is captured in a small town, his gang continue to threaten. Small-time rancher Dan Evans is persuaded to take Wade in secret to the nearest town with a railway station to await the train to the court at Yuma. Once the two are holed up in the hotel to wait it becomes apparent the secret is out, and a battle of wills starts. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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The Lonesome Whistle of a Train... bringing the gallows closer to a desperado--the showdown nearer to his captor! See more »


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13 September 1957 (West Germany)  »

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Three Ten to Yuma  »

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Average Shot Length = ~6.4 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~6.6 seconds. See more »

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In the opening sequence the stagecoach is following tracks presumably made by earlier takes but a during a shot from the driver's viewpoint, the ground is unmarked. See more »

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[first lines]
Mr. Butterfield, Stage Line Owner: Let me warn you - I am Mr. Butterfield; this is my line, these are my passengers. You bother any of them, I'll hound you from here to kingdom come.
Ben Wade: Mr. Butterfield, we don't mean to bother anybody - we just mean to get what's under that tarpaulin up there, that's all
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3:10 To Yuma
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Music by George Duning
Performed by Frankie Laine
also performed by Norma Zimmer (uncredited)
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The greatest Western of all time?
29 August 2004 | by (UNITED KINGDOM) – See all my reviews

The 3:10 to Yuma must surely be in any fan of the 5o's Western genre top 10. Glenn Ford is at his best as outlaw and gang leader Ben wade, it does not take him long to shoot someone, ride into town and then proceed to chat the local barmaid up. When captured he goes one better and makes a play for his armed escorts wife! Van Heflin is superb and worthy of an Oscar in his role as the hard up rancher making a pay day out of being Fords captor.

The tension that mounts as Heflin & Ford wait for the train to arrive at the station whilst surrounded by Fords gang is unbearable, and the twist at the end is both unexpected and brilliant in its delivery.


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