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'Shane': Alan Ladd 'Subversive' Western Gets Special Academy Screening

'Shane': Alan Ladd stars in classic Western to be screened at the Academy The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a 60th anniversary screening of George Stevens' classic Western Shane, starring Alan Ladd as a lone and mysterious gunslinger, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 7, at […]


George Stevens Movies: 'Giant,' 'Shane' & 'Annie Oakley'

James Dean Giant (top); Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin Shane (bottom) George Stevens will be the star attraction of Turner Classic Movies' Monday evenings in April. The series begins tonight at 5 p.m. PDT with a showing of Giant (1956), one of Stevens' best-known films. Some find this tale […]


Jack Palance Bio: 'Shane' Actor and Oscar Push-Ups Performer Dies

Jack Palance: 'Shane' bloodthirsty villain and 'City Slickers' Oscar winner dead at 87 Jack Palance, a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award winner for City Slickers, died of “natural causes” on Friday, November 10, 2006, in the affluent beach resort of Montecito in Santa Barbara County, northwest of Los Angeles. Palance […]