The Tin Star
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The Tin Star
Taciturn marshal-turned-bounty hunter Henry Fonda rides into a small town where greenhorn deputy Anthony Perkins is sole representative of the law. Sensing that the boy could use some seasoning, Fonda makes it his mission to teach Perkins how to protect himself against the criminal element. Though diametrically opposed in personality, the older Fonda and the younger Perkins find they are kindred spirits in their dedication to their work. Using the lessons taught him by Fonda, Perkins is able to prove his worth by taking on town hothead Neville Brand. Directed with a minimum of slack and flab… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Perkins in an audition for his Psycho role."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"An understated, terrific western"
‑ Lori Hoffman, Atlantic City Weekly
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