The Sheepman Poster

Release Date: 1958

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
Sheep farmer Jason Sweet (Glenn Ford) arrives in a small Western cattle town and promptly clashes with local tough guy Jumbo McCall (Mickey Shaughnessy). He also irks Stephen Bedford (Leslie Nielsen), a wealthy cattleman, with his advances toward Bedford's girlfriend, Dell Payton (Shirley MacLaine). With the entire town in an uproar over Sweet's behavior, Bedford arranges for Chocktaw Neal (Pernell Roberts), a seasoned gunslinger, to shoot him down.

Cast: Glenn Ford, Shirley MacLaine, Leslie Nielsen, Mickey Shaughnessy, Edgar Buchanan, Willis Bouchey, Pernell Roberts, Slim Pickens

Director: George Marshall

Genres: Comedy, Western

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Love, Rivalry, Tense, Gritty, Love triangle, Small town, Amusing


Nominated Writing (Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1958)
Nominated Foreign Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1958)