WriterBorden Chase, D. D. Beauchamp Release dateMarch 24, 1955 (1955-03-24) Initial releaseMarch 24, 1955 (New York City) Music directorHans J. Salter, Herman Stein ScreenplayBorden Chase, D.D. Beauchamp CastKirk Douglas (Dempsey Rae), Jeanne Crain (Reed Bowman), Claire Trevor (Idonee), William Campbell (Jeff Jimson ('Texas')), Richard Boone (Steve Miles), Jay C. Flippen (Strap Davis)
TaglineA love-bargain is like barbed-wire...fight it and you'll get hurt! SimilarDuel in the Sun (film), The Man from Laramie, The Way West (film)
Man without a star 1955 western movies kirk douglas jeanne crain claire trevor
Easygoing cowboy Dempsey Rae (Kirk Douglas) and his impressionable young friend Jeff Jimson (William Campbell) "ride the rails" into a Wyoming cattle town and are hired to work for an absentee rancher named Reed Bowman. When Bowman finally arrives, Dempsey is surprised to find that he has been working for a very attractive woman (Jeanne Crain), one who has very ambitious plans. She plans lead to a range war with her neighbors.