Shane

The definitive Hollywood western, George Stevens' Shane has inimitable narrative momentum, rolling effortlessly from the introduction of Alan Ladd's buckskin dandy to the initial saloon tensions ("You talking to me?") and the epic punch-up, through the homesteader murder and the final confrontation with Jack Palance's beguiling assassin. Magnificent.

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The definitive Hollywood western, George Stevens’ Shane has inimitable narrative momentum, rolling effortlessly from the introduction of Alan Ladd’s buckskin dandy to the initial saloon tensions (“You talking to me?”) and the epic punch-up, through the homesteader murder and the final confrontation with Jack Palance’s beguiling assassin. Magnificent.

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