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Director:
Writers:
Halsted Welles (screenplay)
Elmore Leonard (story)
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Release Date:
13 September 1957 (West Germany) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Drink the whisky... Love the woman... Try to stay alive till the 3:10 pulls out of town! See more »
Plot:
Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
Glenn Ford: 1916 - 2006
 (From IMDb News. 31 August 2006)

User Reviews:
Original Still The Greatest See more (102 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Glenn Ford ... Ben Wade

Van Heflin ... Dan Evans

Felicia Farr ... Emmy
Leora Dana ... Mrs. Alice Evans

Henry Jones ... Alex Potter, town drunk

Richard Jaeckel ... Charlie Prince
Robert Emhardt ... Mr. Butterfield, Stage Line Owner
Sheridan Comerate ... Bob Moons (Stagedriver's Brother)
George Mitchell ... Bartender

Robert Ellenstein ... Ernie Collins
Ford Rainey ... Bisbee Marshal
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Dorothy Adams ... Mrs. Potter (uncredited)
Jimmie Booth ... Wade Henchman (uncredited)
Danny Borzage ... Townsman (uncredited)
John L. Cason ... Wade Henchman (uncredited)
Woody Chambliss ... Blacksmith (uncredited)
Barry Curtis ... Mathew Evans (uncredited)
Richard Devon ... Wade Henchman (uncredited)
William Dyer Jr. ... Townsman (uncredited)
Frank Hagney ... Townsman in Contention (uncredited)
Bill Hale ... Dave Keene (uncredited)
Jerry Hartleben ... Mark Evans (uncredited)
Joe Haworth ... Wade Henchman (uncredited)
Robert 'Buzz' Henry ... Wade Henchman (uncredited)
Tex Holden ... One-Legged Man (uncredited)
Fred Marlow ... Townsman (uncredited)
Tony Mayo ... Wade Henchman (uncredited)
Erwin Neal ... Wade Henchman (uncredited)
Jerry Oddo ... Wade Henchman (uncredited)
William Rhinehart ... Townsman (uncredited)
Boyd Stockman ... Bill Moons (uncredited)

Guy Teague ... Orin Keene (uncredited)
Guy Wilkerson ... Hotel Proprietor-Bartender (uncredited)

Directed by
Delmer Daves 
 
Writing credits
Halsted Welles (screenplay)

Elmore Leonard (story)

Produced by
David Heilweil .... producer
 
Original Music by
George Duning 
 
Cinematography by
Charles Lawton Jr. (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Al Clark 
 
Art Direction by
Frank Hotaling 
 
Set Decoration by
William Kiernan 
Robert Priestley 
 
Costume Design by
Jean Louis (gowns)
 
Makeup Department
Clay Campbell .... makeup artist
Helen Hunt .... hair stylist
Robert J. Schiffer .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sam Nelson .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
John P. Livadary .... recording supervisor (as John Livadary)
J.S. Westmoreland .... sound (as Josh Westmoreland)
John Speak .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Robert Bradshaw .... stunts (uncredited)
Robert 'Buzz' Henry .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack N. Young .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator
Morris Stoloff .... conductor
Morris Stoloff .... musical director (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
92 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.75 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G (DVD rating) | Australia:PG (original rating) | Finland:K-16 | Germany:12 (DVD rating) | Netherlands:6 (DVD rating) (2002) | Netherlands:14 (original rating) (1957) | South Africa:PG | UK:PG | UK:A (original rating) | USA:Approved (PCA #18496) | West Germany:12 | West Germany:12 (f)

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Trivia:
Average Shot Length = ~6.4 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~6.6 seconds.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Charlie comes to the saloon to warn Ben that lawmen are coming, he places his hands on the top of the doors. It then cuts to an exterior view of the doors, and Charlie's hands are not visible.See more »
Quotes:
[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
See more »
Soundtrack:
3:10 To YumaSee more »

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19 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Original Still The Greatest, 4 October 2007
Author: kayaker36 from Queens, NY

Long before it was re-made, I treasured this modest gem of a western.

From the first notes of its mournful, affecting theme to to the poignant finale it draws you in and keeps you riveted as the tension mounts. It accomplishes this by keeping to the Aristotelian unities: a single theme about a single protagonist on a single day. Yes, there is an obvious parallel to **High Noon**.

Though cast as a villain for the only time in his career, Glen Ford's natural likability shines through in the role of gang boss Ben Wade. Van Heflin's Dan Evans is Everyman--no hero but spurred to heroism by desperate circumstances and devotion to family. In contrast to Heflin's homeliness is the godlike physical perfection of the young Richard Jaeckel as the outlaw gang's second-in-command, smart, dangerous, utterly amoral yet loyal unto death to his boss.

There is not a bad performance anywhere. But I must single out Felicia Farr as the lonely barmaid who gives Ford a last, quick good time, and craggy-faced Ford Rainey as a town Marshal with a plan.

With its mix of deep focus shots and closeups of the actors' faces, the cinematography was the obvious inspiration to Sergio Leone in his spaghetti western series.

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