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Track of the Cat
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NR,1hr 43min
Released:
January 1, 1954
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Paramount Home Entertainment
Synopsis: In this experimental 1954 Western, director William Wellman uses black-and-white backgrounds with occasional splatches of color on certain characters' bodies and clothes. On a snowbound ranch in northern California, the Bridges family is trapped by winter weather and its own internal conflicts. It is run by a stern matriarch, Ma Bridges (Beulah Bondi), who lords it over her weak, alcoholic husband (Philip Tonge) and her bitter, unmarried daughter, Grace (Teresa Wright). The three sons squabble constantly. ... Full Synopsis
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Whatever one feels about it, and it's a film that tends to evoke strong reactions both pro and con, there's no other film quite like Track of the Cat. Cat grew out of director William Wellman's desire to shoot a color movie but to design it in such a way that there was an almost absolute absence of color. Thus, aside from Robert Mitchum's red coat and Diana Lynn's yellow shirt (and, of course, the ... Read Review
Featured Cast
Curt Bridges
Grace Bridges
Gwen Williams
Harold "Hal" Bridges
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Track of the Cat
Track of the Cat [Special Collector's Edition]
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