Canyon Passage
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Canyon Passage
Dana Andrews -- in one of the best performances of his career -- plays Logan Stuart, a bold, ambitious general store and freight company owner based in the mining settlement of Jacksonville, OR, in 1856. He and his best friend, local banker and express company owner George Camrose (Brian Donlevy), share an attraction for young, beautiful Lucy Overmire (Susan Hayward). However, that's all the two men share -- Stuart sees life in the Oregon territory as a challenge, to be worked out and overcome with thought and time, with the opportunity to build something lasting and significant in the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Lavishly mounted Western by Jacques Tourneur, better known for his noir films"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"One of those great Westerns, equal to John Ford's top work, that has somehow been undeservedly ignored."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"... a remarkably dense drama where the tensions between individual enterprise and communal good are often strained and the line between hero and villain... gray."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Turner Classic Movies Online
"Jacques Tourneur at work in color on Western landscapes is something to behold"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
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