The Bravados

(1958)

Overview

The CinemaScope film was based on a novel of the same name written by Frank O'Rourke. Jim Douglas (Gregory Peck) is a rancher who has been pursuing the four outlaws who murdered his wife for six months. He rides into the town of Rio Arriba, where four men, Alfonso Parral (Lee Van Cleef), Bill Zachary (Stephen Boyd), Ed Taylor (Albert Salmi) and Lujan (Henry Silva), fitting the description are in jail awaiting execution, so that he can see the hanging. The town has issued instructions to only allow the hangman (Joe DeRita) to enter, so Jim is taken to Sheriff Eloy Sanchez's (Herbert Rudley) office to state his business. The town has never had an execution before, so they have brought in a man from outside town to do the job. The sheriff allows Jim into the jail to see the men. They claim they had never seen him before, but he has the face of a hunter.

  1. Henry King

    Director

  2. Frank O'Rourke

    Novel

  3. Philip Yordan

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gregory Peck

    Gregory Peck

    Jim Douglass

  2. Joan Collins

    Joan Collins

    Josefa Velarde

  3. Henry Silva

    Henry Silva

    Lujan

  4. Lee Van Cleef

    Lee Van Cleef

    Alfonso Parral

  5. Andrew Duggan

    Andrew Duggan

    Padre

Full Cast & Crew

The Bravados
The Bravados

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 25, 1958
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

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