This screening includes 3:10 TO YUMA
- Date and time:
- Thurs, Dec 8, 7 pm; $5
Delmer Daves’ epic, white-knuckled Western starring the legendary Glenn Ford.
Dan Evans (Van Heflin), a drought-plagued Arizona rancher, volunteers to take captured stagecoach robber and murderer Ben Wade (Glenn Ford) from Bisbee to Contention City, where the criminal will be put aboard the 3:10 train to Yuma for his trial. Accompanied only by the town drunk, Alex Potter (Henry Jones), Dan battles Wade's henchman (Richard Jaeckel), the murder victim's revenge-minded brother, and the temptation of the large bribe Wade offers in exchange for his freedom. In 2012, the film was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry. [92 mins; western, drama; English]
"Distinguished by its thoughtfulness regarding the nature of Western heroism, as defined not only by dead-eye gunplay, but by family, community, and moral rectitude." – Criterion
"Daves isn't interested in cynicism. Redemption is probably too big a stretch as well, but there's plenty of room in between." – Christopher Long, Movie Metropolis
This program is generously funded by the Roberta and S. James Sherman Inspiring Conversations Fund.