On this date in 1957…

Fifty years before the release of the remake starring Russell Crowe and Eric Bana, the original 3:10 to Yuma had its’ world premiere in Denver, Colorado. Directed by Delmer Daves and based on the short story by Elmore Leonard, the American Western starred Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, and Felicia Farr.  The original trailer:

Belated Anniversary Date: September 7, 2007 OR “I’m Batman!” “My name is Maximus Decimus Meridias!”

On this date in the United States, the motion picture 3:10 to Yuma was released. The cast included Oscar winning Australian Russell Crowe as American outlaw Ben Wade and Oscar nominee Christian Bale (a Welshman) as rancher Dan Evans. The movie was both a box office and critical success. Based on the short story by Read More …