The Man From Laramie [DVD] [1955]

Anthony Mann's last collaboration with Jimmy Stewart, The Man from Laramie, comes to DVD with a pair of images. The widescreen transfer preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.35:1 and is preferable to the standard full-frame transfer. Closed-captioned English soundtracks are rendered in both Dolby Digital 2.0 and Dolby Digital 3.0 (not 4.0 as stated on the back cover), and a Spanish soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Mono. English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, and Thai subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include the original theatrical poster, production notes, and a theatrical trailer. This is a very good disc of a very good film.
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Special Features

  • Digitally Mastered Audio & Video
  • Production Notes
  • Interactive Menus
  • Audio: Original English 3-Channel and 2-Channel, Spanish
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Original Theatrical Poster
  • Scene Selections


The Man from Laramie
Anthony Mann directed this brilliant psychological Western reminiscent of Shakespeare's King Lear. James Stewart plays Will Lockhart, who is obsessed with finding the man who sold automatic rifles to the Apaches, resulting in the death of his brother. Will enters the town of Coronado, NM, ruled by the blind and aging patriarch Alec Waggoman (Donald Crisp). Unaware that he is trespassing on Waggoman's land, he finds himself accosted by Alec's sociopathic son, Dave (Alex Nicol), who brutally beats Will and is ready to kill him. But Will is rescued at the last minute by Waggoman's adopted son, Vic Hansbro (Arthur Kennedy). Will finds that Waggoman has become increasingly concerned over who will inherit his vast empire. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • James Stewart
    James Stewart - Will Lockhart
  • Arthur Kennedy
    Arthur Kennedy - Vic Hansbro
  • Donald Crisp
    Donald Crisp - Alec Waggoman
  • Cathy O'Donnell
    Cathy O'Donnell - Barbara Waggoman
  • Alex Nicol
    Alex Nicol - Dave Waggoman
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