Classic Westerns

High Lonesome (1950)

Director: Alan Le May
Actors: John Drew Barrymore, Chill Wills, John Archer, Lois Butler, Kristine Miller, Jack Elam
Runtime: 81 min.

A young drifter (John Drew Barrymore) is held by a family of ranchers that suspect him of committing murder. Little do they know that the true culprits are a pair of good for nothing cowhands who everybody thinks are dead.

Trivia: Actress Kristine Miller co-starred in the 1950s western TV series Stories of the Century. John Drew Barrymore was the son of thespian John Barrymore and the father of actress Drew Barrymore. Director Alan LeMay wrote the novel that was the basis for the famous John Wayne western of the same name, The Searchers. This movie was shot back to back with The Sundowners on the same location near Marfa, TX with many of the same actors and crew.