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Brandon deWilde, Jean Arthur, and Van Heflin on the homestead with Alan Ladd (as Shane)
Brandon deWilde, Jean Arthur, and Van Heflin on the homestead with Alan Ladd (as Shane)

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Basics Critics:83Viewers:73Rusty:87
Category: Action/Adventure, Drama, WesternNotable as: WesternSub-Category: Western, Drama, Romance, Romance FilmRuntime: 90 - 118 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: George StevensScreenwriter: A. B. Guthrie, Jr., Jack Sher, Jack SchaeferMusic: Victor YoungCinematography: Loyal GriggsStars: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Brandon deWilde, Jack Palance, Ben Johnson, Edgar Buchanan, Emile Meyer, Ellen Corby, Paul McVey, John Miller Producer: George StevensStudio: Paramount PicturesAwards won: Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color (Loyal Griggs)
National Film Registry
Award nominations: Academy Award for Best Director (George Stevens)
Academy Award for Best Picture (George Stevens)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Brandon deWilde)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Jack Palance)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (A. B. Guthrie, Jr.)
BAFTA Award for Best Film
Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film
Award details: (details at IMDb)

Shane is a 1953 American Technicolor Western film from Paramount. It was produced and directed by George Stevens from a screenplay by A. B. Guthrie, Jr., based on the 1949 novel of the same name by Jack Schaefer. Its Oscar-winning cinematography was by Loyal Griggs. The film stars Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur and Van Heflin, and features Brandon deWilde, Elisha Cook, Jr., Jack Palance and Ben Johnson. Shane was listed No. 45 in the 2007 edition of AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies list and No. 3 on AFI's 10 Top 10 in the category Western.

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