Johnny Guitar

(1954)

Overview

On the outskirts of town, the hard-nosed Vienna owns a saloon frequented by the undesirables of the region, including Dancin' Kid and his gang. Another patron of Vienna's establishment is Johnny Guitar, a former gunslinger and her lover. When a heist is pulled in town that results in a man's death, Emma Small, Vienna's rival, rallies the townsfolk to take revenge on Vienna's saloon ā€“ even without proof of her wrongdoing.

  1. Nicholas Ray

    Director, Writer

  2. Philip Yordan

    Screenplay

  3. Roy Chanslor

    Novel

  4. Ben Maddow

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Joan Crawford

    Joan Crawford

    Vienna

  2. Mercedes McCambridge

    Mercedes McCambridge

    Emma Small

  3. Sterling Hayden

    Sterling Hayden

    Johnny 'Guitar' Logan

  4. Ernest Borgnine

    Ernest Borgnine

    Bart Lonergan

  5. John Carradine

    John Carradine

    Old Tom

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Johnny Guitar
Johnny Guitar

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 26, 1954
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget -

Revenue -

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