The cat's eye later appears as a common motif in Elaine's paintings, linked with those she perceived to be an ally, although she does not remember why it is associated with those feelings.
Wellman loved the novel and wanted to adapt it into a film and then interested Darryl F. Zanuck in producing it. Zanuck agreed in producing the story, on the condition that Wellman would also direct two other films for the studio, Thunder Birds and Buffalo Bill Fonda was generally unhappy with the quality of the films he was cast in while under contract with 20th Century Fox.
This was one of only two films from that period that he was enthusiastic about acting in the other was The Grapes of Wrathmade in Fonda regarded this film as one of his favorites.
Filming was done from late June to early Augustmostly in studio back-lots and sound stages; a limited amount of location shooting was done at a ranch in Chatsworth and in Lone Pine, both in California.
Additional sequences and retakes were done mid-August to late August. During the shutdown, already used sets were torn down so their materials could be used to build the mountain pass set.
Studio publicity noted that the Ox-Bow Valley setting was "the largest set ever constructed" by Fox, covering 26, square feet. After filming was completed, Fonda immediately enlisted in the U.
Navyin which he served until After the film was completed, it was kept on the shelf for months because Fox executives were uncertain how to market a film with such a sobering theme.
Reception[ edit ] The film received mostly positive reviews. Bosley Crowther of The New York Times wrote that it "is not a picture which will brighten or cheer your day. But it is one which, for sheer, stark drama, is currently hard to beat. Director William Wellman has skillfully guided the characters and driven home the point that hanging is unwarranted.
Fonda measures up to star rating He helps hold together the loose ends of the rather patent plot. Whoever is responsible for selecting such sordid material for the screen should be awarded a 'booby' prize.
Zanuckhead of Twentieth Century-Foxrecalled the film as 'a flop. In spite of its significance and its dramatic value, our records showed that it had failed to pay its way.
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