Tough dancehall girl Vienna (Joan Crawford) opens a gaming hall on the outskirts of an Arizona town whose residents─led by a rancher (Mercedes McCambridge) who blames Vienna's outlaw lover (Scott Brady) for her brother's death─try to shut her down. Into this frontier feud rides Johnny Guitar (Sterling Hayden), a mysterious wanderer from Vienna's past. Director Nicholas Ray's cult western co-stars Ward Bond, Ernest Borgnine, John Carradine. 110 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.