Night Passage


Grant MacLaine, a former railroad troubleshooter, lost his job after letting his outlaw brother, the Utica Kid, escape. After spending five years wandering the west and earning his living playing the accordion, he is given a second chance by his former boss.

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  1. Norman A. Fox


  2. James Neilson


  3. Borden Chase


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  1. James Stewart

    James Stewart

    Grant McLaine

  2. Audie Murphy

    Audie Murphy

    The Utica Kid

  3. Dan Duryea

    Dan Duryea

    Whitey Harbin

  4. Dianne Foster

    Dianne Foster

    Charlotte Drew

  5. Elaine Stewart

    Elaine Stewart

    Verna Kimball

  6. Brandon De Wilde

    Brandon De Wilde

    Joey Adams

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • July 24, 1957



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

Funny Man.

As many Western fans know, Night Passage was all set up to be the sixth genre collaboration between director Anthony Mann and actor James Stewart. After a run of successful and genre defining "adult" Westerns, the prospect of another was mouth watering to the genre faithful. The promise of something good was further boosted by the names of others involved in the project. The screenplay is written by Borden Chase (Red River/Winchester '73), cinematographer was William H. Daniels (The Far Country), the score is from Dimitri Tiomkin (High Noon/Giant) and joining Stewart in the cast... read the rest.

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