His Oscar-winning roles as Will Kane from High Noon (1952) and Sgt. Alvin York from Sergeant York (1941) were ranked #5 and #35 in the American Film Institute's Heroes list in their 100 years of The Greatest Screen Heroes and Villains.
1952 - Composed by Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington
IMDB: 8.3/10. Director: Fred Zinnemann. 4 Oscars and 4 Golden Globes. National Film Preservation Board Award.
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.
First author inducted to the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame