About

Set in America's Colonial period, John Ford's adventure tale follows Gilbert (Henry Fonda) and Lana Martin (Claudette Colbert) as they try to survive the rugged frontier. After their settlement is repeatedly attacked by Indians, the couple is taken in by a spinster (Edna May Oliver). Lana bears a son, while Gilbert heads off to fight the Indians and the British. He returns, wounded, to find his fa...

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Directed by

John Ford

Written by

Lamar Trotti (Screenplay)
Sonya Levien (Screenplay)
Walter D. Edmonds (Novel)

Runtime

104 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Red-Blooded DRAMA !

Cast

Keywords

farm newlywed frontiersman

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography, Color