Barbara Stanwyck Goes Cowgirl in Roaring ‘The Furies’

After her days as a Hollywood glamourpuss but before becoming a cowgirl icon in the hit TV show The Big Valley, Brooklyn girl Barbara Stanwyck starred in this roaring 1950 Western. Released on a typically excellent Criterion DVD, Anthony Mann's drama pits a power-mad rancher (Walter Huston) against his epically impetuous daughter (Stanwyck) in a family feud as vicious as the genre's battles between cowboys and Indians.

The Furies

Criterion Collection

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