The Naked Spur (1953)
Magnificently atmospheric western stars James Stewart as an embittered frontiersman-turned-bounty hunter who recruits a prospector (Millard Mitchell) and a former Union Army officer (Ralph Meeker) to help him track down a fugitive killer (Robert Ryan). But the trio finds the job marred by the presence of Ryan's girlfriend (Janet Leigh) and his nefarious attempts to turn the partners against each other. Anthony Mann directs. 91 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; bonus shorts "Things We Can Do Without" (1953), "Little Johnny Jet" (1952); theatrical trailer.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Original Screenplay, Best Animated Short