Movies Duel in the Sun (TCF 1946, Joseph Cotton, Jennifer Jones) Published 4 months ago on October 11, 2018 In Selznick’s amour fou of a Western Duel in the Sun, two brothers become bitter rivals after a beautiful half-Indian woman comes to live on their sprawling ranch. Niven Busch wrote the novel on which the movie was based in anticipation that his wife, Teresa Wright, would play the role of Pearl Chavez. The role eventually went to Jennifer Jones, later wife of producer David O. Selznick. Academy Award Nominations: 2, Best Actress: Jennifer Jones; Best Supporting Actress: Lillian Gish. production details USA | Twentieth Century Fox | 144 minutes | 1946 Director: King Vidor Script: Oliver H.P. Garrett, David O. Selznick Novel: Niven Busch cast Joseph Cotten as Jesse McCanles Gregory Peck as Lewton ‘Lewt’ MacCanles Jennifer Jones as Pearl Chavez Orson Welles as Narrator (voice) (uncredited) Hank Worden as Dance- Floor Cowboy (uncredited) Harry Carey as Lem Smoot Sidney Blackmer as The Lover Lillian Gish as Laura Belle McCanles Lionel Barrymore as Sen. Jackson Tilt McCanles Herbert Marshall as Scott Chavez Walter Huston as Jubal Crabbe, the Sinkiller Charles Bickford as Sam Pierce Joan Tetzel as Helen Langford Tilly Losch as Mrs. Chavez Butterfly McQueen as Vashti Scott McKay as Sid Otto Kruger as Mr. Langford Charles Dingle as Sheriff “Mac” Thompson Charles BickfordDavid O. SelznickDramaGregory PeckHank WordenHarry CareyHerbert MarshallJennifer JonesJoseph CottenKing VidorLillian GishLionel BarrymoreNiven BuschOliver H.P. GarrettOrson WellesRomanceSidney BlackmerWalter HustonWestern Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes23 hours ago Strike Back: Season 7 Episode 5 (Cinemax Fri 22 Feb 2019) Episode 5: Following a high-speed jungle ambush in Myanmar, the suitcase nukes end up in the hands of Jean-Baptiste Zaza... Episodes23 hours ago Don’t Be Tardy: Loaded Statement (S7EP3 Bravo Fri 22 Sep 2019) Loaded Statement: The Biermanns get serious about defending themselves and decide to attend a gun safety course after a break-in... Episodes23 hours ago Hawaii Five-0: E’ao lu’au a kualima (S9EP17 CBS Fri 22 Feb 2019) E’ao lu’au a kualima: Junior is torn between his duties as a member of Five-0 and his feelings for his... Episodes23 hours ago Secrets of the Morgue: Overkill (S1EP12 ID Fri 22 Feb 2019) Overkill: When a brutally murdered woman is found floating near the yacht club at Newport Beach, Calif., after the coroner... Episodes23 hours ago Speechless: G-A– GAME N-I– NIGHT (S3EP15 ABC Fri 22 Feb 2019) G-A– GAME N-I– NIGHT: When Maya insists that it’s time to meet Izzy, a reluctant JJ arranges a game night... search EPISODES Episodes23 hours ago The Blacklist: Marko Jankowics (S6EP8 NBC Fri 22 Feb 2019) Marko Jankowics: When Liz (Megan Boone) and Jennifer (guest star Fiona Dourif) search for a woman who may know a... Episodes23 hours ago Fresh Off the Boat: Be A Man (S5EP15 ABC Fri 22 Feb 2019) Be a Man: Jessica drives Principal Hunter crazy at Evan’s school when she declares that she’s “shadow principal” and follows... Episodes23 hours ago Last Man Standing: Arrest Her Development (S7EP15 FOX Fri 22 Feb 2019) Arrest Her Development: Vanessa “helps” Mandy and Kyle look for their first apartment. Meanwhile, Mike is thrilled when Ryan’s good... advertisement MOVIES Movies1 week ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies1 week ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies1 week ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.