Duel in the Sun Poster

Release Date: 1946

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
Tragedy seems to follow Pearl Chavez (Jennifer Jones) everywhere she goes. After a domestic dispute results in the death of both of her parents, Pearl moves in with her aunt, Laura Belle (Lillian Gish), on an expansive farm. When Pearl notices Laura Belle's son, the fiery Lewt, life on the ranch erupts into chaos. The two have a brief courtship, but Lewt abruptly ends the relationship. When Pearl tries to move on, Lewt's jealousy leads to a climactic gun battle between the former lovers.

Cast: Jennifer Jones, Gregory Peck, Joseph Cotten, Lionel Barrymore, Lillian Gish, Herbert Marshall, Walter Huston, Butterfly McQueen

Director: King Vidor

Genres: Western

Production Co: Vanguard Films Production

Keywords: Tense, Son, Rivalry, Passionate, Love triangle, Revenge, Love


Nominated Actress
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role