The Tin Star was first a short story then a 1957 American western film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Henry Fonda and Anthony Perkins, in one of Perkins' first roles. The film became one of the few low budget westerns to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Writing, Story or Screenplay. Since its release, the film has become one of the classics of the genre. Universally disdained, bounty hunter Morgan Hickman arrives in a small town with a dead outlaw in tow. While the town's population openly abhors Hickman, young sheriff Ben Owens admires the man for taking everything in...
|Release date:||October 23, 1957|
|Directed by:||Anthony Mann|
|Producer:||William Perlberg, George Seaton|
|Music by:||Elmer Bernstein|
|Screenplay by:||Joel Kane, Dudley Nichols, Barney Slater|