Duel in the Sun

Los Angeles: Selznick International, 1946. Vintage reference photograph of director King Vidor talking to actor Gregory Peck on the set of the 1946 film.

Based on Niven Busch's 1944 novel of the same name, wherein two brothers fight over a beautiful Mestiza relative named Pearl, while their father attempts to sway railroad builders from constructing a new line on his land. A lavish, epic Western from producer-screenwriter David O. Selznick, who saw the film as a definite successor to his monumental "Gone With the Wind" (1939). Nominated for two Academy Awards.

Set in Texas, shot on location in Arizona and California.

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.

Rosenbaum 1000. Godard, Histoire(s) du cinema. Scorsese, A Personal Journey Through American Movies. Silver and Ward US. Pitts 1187.

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