PG certificateDuel in the Sun is a Film programme that first aired in 1946 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Duel in the Sun is a 4 star programme

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Duel in the Sun (1946)

Directed by
King Vidor

Western melodrama about two men battling for the affections of a mixed-race Mexican girl who is fostered into the ranch-owning family of her father's cousin. Branded a trouble maker by both her family and townsfolk, the girl begins to live up to her reputation and embarks on an affair with both men, each of whom - in their own unique way - is trying to fight against railroad builders who are threatening to destroy their livelihood.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 135 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1946

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Jennifer Jones...Pearl Chavez
Joseph Cotten...Jesse McCanles
Image for Gregory PeckGregory Peck...Lewton 'Lewt' McCanles
Lionel Barry...Sen. Jackson McCanles
Herbert Marshall...Scott Chavez
Lillian Gish...Laura Belle McCanles
Image for Walter HustonWalter Huston...The Sinkiller
Charles Bickford...Sam Pierce
Harry Carey Jr....Lem Smoot
Joan Tetzel...Helen Langford
Tilly Losch...Chavez's wife
Butterfly McQueen...Vashti
Scott McKay...Sid
Otto Kruger...Mr. Langford
Sidney Blackmer...The Lover