Classic Westerns

Two Rode Together (1961)

Director: John Ford
Actors: James Stewart, Richard Widmark, Shirley Jones, Linda Cristal, Andy Devine, John McIntire, Harry Carey Jr., Ken Curtis, Woody Strode
Runtime: 109 min.

In the aftermath of the Civil War, Marshal Guthrie (James Stewart) and Lieutenant Jim (Richard Widmark) join forces to negotiate the release of captives held by Comanche Indians.

Trivia: John Ford is one of the greatest Hollywood movie directors. He was nominated five times for the Best Director Academy Award and won the award four times. James Stewart was nominated five times for the Academy award for Best Actor, winning once for The Philadelphia Story (1941). Following this movie, he and John Ford teamed up again in 1962 to make the classic western movie, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Linda Cristal is remembered for her starring role as Victoria Cannon in the 1960s western TV show The High Chaparral. Shirley Jones is best known for her role as Shirley Partridge in the 1970s hit TV show, The Partridge Family. She's the mother of pop-star and actor Sean Cassidy. Screenwriter Frank Nugent penned 10 John Ford classics, including The Searchers.