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Hud (28-May-1963)

Director: Martin Ritt

Writers: Irving Ravetch; Harriet Frank, Jr.

From novel: Horseman, Pass By by Larry McMurtry

Music Scored by: Elmer Bernstein

Producers: Martin Ritt; Irving Ravetch

Keywords: Western, Texas

Hud Bannon is an utter wastrel of a man, womanizing, boozing, and brawling. He lives on a Texas ranch with his elderly father, his 17-year-old nephew who worships him, and a housekeeper. Events occur which put the ranch's future in jeopardy. Won Oscars for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Cinematography; received additional nominations for Best Actor, Best Director, Best Adaptation, and Best Set Decoration.

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John Ashley
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Paul Newman   ...   Hud Bannon
Melvyn Douglas   ...   Homer Bannon
Patricia Neal   ...   Alma Brown
Brandon De Wilde   ...   Lonnie Bannon
Whit Bissell   ...   Burris
Crahan Denton   ...   Jesse
John Ashley   ...   Hermy
Val Avery   ...   Jose
George Petrie   ...   Joe Scanlon
Curt Conway   ...   Truman Peters
Sheldon Allman   ...   Thompson
Pitt Herbert   ...   Larker
Carl Low   ...   Kirby
Robert Hinkle   ...   Announcer
Don Kennedy   ...   Charlie Tucker
Sharon Hillyer   ...   Myra
Yvette Vickers   ...   Lily Peters


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