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3:10 to Yuma is a 1957 western film starring Glenn Ford and Van Heflin and directed by Delmer Daves. The film was well received on release and is still highly regarded today.
Following the capture of outlaw leader Ben Wade (Glenn Ford) in a small town, a local rancher, Dan Evans (Van Heflin), is coerced into taking him in secret to a neighboring town to avoid Wade's reckless gang. While waiting in a hotel there for the 3:10 train to Yuma, a battle of wills (and guns) develop when it is discovered that Wade's gang knows about the secret move.
When first released in the summer of 1957, the film became popular among audiences and critics alike for its suspenseful nature and cinematography. The following year, 3:10 to Yuma was nominated for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts award for Best Film. Since its release, the film has become a staple of cable television and has gained an audience of several generations. Today it is widely regarded as one of the best western films of its time.
In 2005, a remake to be directed by James Mangold, of Walk the Line fame, was announced.
Glenn Ford as Ben Wade
Van Heflin as Dan Evans
Felicia Farr as Emmy
Leora Dana as Alice Evans
Henry Jones as Alex Potter
Richard Jaeckel as Charlie Prince