This excellent 1957 film from director Delmer Daves is a taut, austere western in the ‘High Noon’ mode but with a film noir sensibility.
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Last chance: ‘Dark Passage’ – Bogie and Bacall on HBO Max
‘Jubal’ – Frontier Othello on VOD and Criterion Blu-ray/DVD
Delmer Daves was a Hollywood pro with a long career and an impressive filmography when he made Jubal (1956). A screenwriter turned director, Daves moved easily between all genres—war pictures, romances, westerns, Biblical epics, and a few noir-inflected dramas—and oddly enough found his biggest success in glossy melodrama A Summer Place, but I think he […]