The Tin Star Poster

Release Date: 1957

DVD Release Date: May 11th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Morgan Hickman (Henry Fonda) is a tough gunslinger with a knack for keeping his cool in tense situations. When he wanders into a town where the local lawman has been killed, he finds callow but eager Ben Owens (Anthony Perkins) temporarily acting as sheriff. Soon Ben, who wants to keep his new position, is looking to Morgan for guidance. Though the bounty hunter has his own issues with law enforcement, he admires Ben's enthusiasm and decides to train him to be an effective sheriff.

Cast: Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Betsy Palmer, Neville Brand, Lee Van Cleef, John McIntire, Michel Ray, Mary Webster

Director: Anthony Mann

Genres: Western

Production Co: Perlsea Company

Keywords: Spirited, Transformation, Doctor, Underdog, Small town, Engaging


Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1957)
Nominated Writing (Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen)