The Ranown westerns : five films directed by Budd Boetticher
(Blu-ray) 

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Contributors
Boetticher, Budd, 1916-2001, film director,
Kennedy, Burt, screenwriter.
Lang, Charles, 1915-2004, screenwriter.
Brown, Harry Joe, 1893-1972, film producer.
Scott, Randolph, 1898-1987, actor.
Published
[New York] : The Criterion Collection, 2023.
Edition
4K UHD + Blu-ray combo edition ; widescreen., 4K UHD + Blu-ray special edition.
ISBN
9798886070477
Physical Desc
6 videodiscs (380 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (32 pages : illustrated ; 17 cm.) 
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Published
[New York] : The Criterion Collection, 2023.
Format
Blu-ray
Edition
4K UHD + Blu-ray combo edition ; widescreen., 4K UHD + Blu-ray special edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9798886070477
UPC
715515285612

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Originally released as motion pictures in 1957-1960.
General Note
4K UHD: Disc 1. The tall T -- Disc 2. Decision at Sundown ; Buchanan rides alone -- Disc 3. Ride lonesome ; Comanche Station.
General Note
Blu-ray: Disc 1. The tall T ; Decision at Sundown ; Buchanan rides alone -- Disc 2. Ride lonesome ; Comanche Station -- Disc 3. Supplements.
General Note
Wide screen. The tall T, Decision at Sundown, Buchanan rides alone (1.85:1); Ride lonesome, Comanche Station (2.35:1)
General Note
Special features (The tall T): audio commentary by film scholar Jeanine Basinger; (Blu-ray only) introduction by Martin Scorsese; trailer.
General Note
Special features (Decision at Sundown): (Blu-ray only) introduction by Taylor Hackford; trailer.
General Note
Special features (Buchanan rides alone): (Blu-ray only) introduction by Taylor Hackford; trailer.
General Note
Special features (Ride lonesome): audio commentary by film historian Jeremy Arnold; (Blu-ray only) introduction by Martin Scorsese; trailer.
General Note
Special features (Comanche Station): audio commentary by filmmaker Taylor Hackford; (Blu-ray only) Super 8 version; trailer.
General Note
Special features (Blu-ray disc 3): Budd Boetticher: a man can do that (This 2005 documentary, which spans the life and career of director Budd Boetticher, features interviews with filmmakers Peter Bogdanovich, Quentin Tarantino, Clint Eastood, and others); Cinéma, de notre temps: "Boetticher rides again" (In this episode, directed by Claude Ventura and written by Philippe Garnier, director Budd Boetticher is interviewed about his career in Hollywood. It originally aired on September 13, 1995); Budd Boetticher: a study in self-determination (In this 1971 documentary, filmmaker Taylor Hackford interviews director Budd Boetticher about his experiences as a bullfighter in Mexico); Visiting Budd Boetticher (In this 1999 interview, director Budd Boetticher shares stories about his collaborations with actor Randolph Scott and screenwriter Burt Kennedy); Budd Boetticher and Jim Kitses (In this audio interview from 1969, film scholar Jim Kitses talks to director Budd Boetticher about the series of westerns he made with actor Randolph Scott); Farran Smith Nehme on Randolph Scott (Film critic Farran Smith Nehme presents a profile of actor Randolph Scott, with a focus on the westerns he made with director Budd Boetticher).
General Note
Booklet includes essays: Some things a man can't ride around : Budd Boetticher's Ranown westerns / by Tom Gunning -- The outlaw variations: The Ranown westerns' finely drawn antagonists / by Glenn Kenny.
Creation/Production Credits
The tall T: Director of photography, Charles Lawton Jr. ; film editor, Al Clark ; music, Heinz Roemheld ; art director, George Brooks.
Creation/Production Credits
Decision at Sundown: Director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; film editor, Al Clark ; music, Heinz Roemheld ; art director, Robert Peterson.
Creation/Production Credits
Buchanan rides alone: Director of photography, Lucien Ballard ; film editor, Al Clark ; art director, Robert Boyle.
Creation/Production Credits
Ride lonesome: Director of photography, Charles Lawton Jr. ; film editor, Jerome Thoms ; music, Heinz Roemheld ; art director, Robert Peterson.
Creation/Production Credits
Comanche Station: Director of photography, Charles Lawton Jr. ; film editor, Edwin Bryant ; art director, Carl Anderson.
Participants/Performers
The tall T: Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Sullivan, Arthur Hunnicut, Skip Homeier, Henry Silva, John Hubbard, Robert Burton.
Participants/Performers
Decision at Sundown: Randolph Scott, John Carroll, Karen Steele, Valerie French, Noah Beery, John Archer, Andrew Duggan, James Westerfield, John Litel, Ray Teal, Vaughn Taylor, Richard Deacon, H.M. Wynant.
Participants/Performers
Buchanan rides alone: Randolph Scott, Craig Stevens, Barry Kelley, Tol Avery, Peter Whitney, Manuel Rojas, L.Q. Jones, Robert Anderson, Joe De Santis, William Leslie, Jennifer Holden, Nacho Galindo.
Participants/Performers
Ride lonesome: Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, James Best, Lee Van Cleef, James Coburn.
Participants/Performers
Comanche Station: Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates, Claude Akins, Skip Homeier, Richard Rust, Rand Brooks, Dyke Johnson.
Description
The tall T: An easygoing rancher who, along with the newlywed daughter of a wealthy mining baron, must use his wits to stay alive when he is taken hostage by a band of ruthless stagecoach robbers.
Description
Decision at Sundown: A mysterious stranger who, consumed by hatred for the man he blames for his wife's suicide, rides into the corrupt town of Sundown hell-bent on vengeance. There, both he and the townspeople face a reckoning that forces them to confront disturbing truths about themselves.
Description
Buchanan rides alone: Welcome to Agry Town, a corrupt border outpost presided over by a pair of rival brothers whose bottomless greed corrupts everything in their orbit. Into this moral cesspool rides drifter Tom Buchanan, who soon finds himself railroaded for murder and, alongside a vengeful young Mexican vaquero, forced to take a stand for justice.
Description
Ride lonesome: Mysterious motivations drive taciturn bounty hunter Ben Brigade to capture a wanted murderer, but his quest is complicated when he is accosted by a pair of outlaws who have their own inscrutable reasons for riding along.
Description
Comanche station: Enigmatic Jefferson Cody rescues a woman kidnapped by Comanches for reasons that may have nothing to do with the bounty offered for her return. But before he can bring her to safety, he'll have to contend with the dangers of the Comanche warpath and a trio of bounty hunters who have designs on the reward.
Target Audience
Not rated.
Accessibility Note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
System Details
4K Ultra HD Blu-ray; 2160p Ultra High Definition; LPCM 1.0 mono; 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player required; 4K television required for full 4K UHD effect; can also be viewed using a 1080 television without full 4K UHD effects.
System Details
Blu-ray; 1080p High Definition; region A; LPCM 1.0 mono; requires Blu-ray player.
Language
In English.
Awards
[The tall T],National Film Registry, 2000

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Boetticher, B., Kennedy, B., Lang, C., Brown, H. J., Scott, R., Boone, R., O'Sullivan, M., Hunnicutt, A., Homeier, S., Silva, H., Hubbard, J., Burton, R., Carroll, J., Steele, K., French, V., Beery, N., Archer, J., Duggan, A., Westerfield, J., Litel, J., Teal, R., Taylor, V., Deacon, R., Wynant, H. M., Stevens, C., Kelley, B., Avery, T., Whitney, P., Rojas, M., Jones, L. Q., Anderson, R., De Santis, J., Leslie, W., Holden, J., Galindo, N., Roberts, P., Best, J., Van Cleef, L., Coburn, J., Gates, N., Akins, C., Rust, R., Brooks, R., Johnson, D., Lawton, C., Guffey, B., Ballard, L., Clark, A., Thoms, J., Bryant, E. H., Roemheld, H., Brooks, G., Peterson, R., Boyle, R., Anderson, C. 1., Leonard, E., Fluharty, V. L., & Ward, J. (2023). The Ranown westerns: five films directed by Budd Boetticher (4K UHD + Blu-ray combo edition ; widescreen.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Budd Boetticher et al.. 2023. The Ranown Westerns: Five Films Directed By Budd Boetticher. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Budd Boetticher et al.. The Ranown Westerns: Five Films Directed By Budd Boetticher The Criterion Collection, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Boetticher, Budd, et al. The Ranown Westerns: Five Films Directed By Budd Boetticher 4K UHD + Blu-ray combo edition ; widescreen., The Criterion Collection, 2023.

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