Director: George Stevens. Also starred Brandon De Wilde, Jack Palance & Ben Johnson. Plot: A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.
Director: Fred Zinnermann. Also starred Mary Astor, Phyllis Thaxter & Berry Kroeger. Plot: An embittered, vengeful POW stalks his former commanding officer who betrayed his men's planned escape attempt from a Nazi prison camp..
It is often cited as Garland's first film playing an adult type role (although For Me and My Gal, released the previous year, is also often credited thus).
Director: Fielder Cook. Also starred Beatrice Straight, Elizabeth Wilson & Joanna Roos. Plot: Van Heflin stars in a story about big business and the ruthlessness at the top of the ladder.