Liberty Valance is going to get shot. ‘Think nothing of it. Though he had directed numerous silent Westerns, Stagecoach was Ford’s first Western in sound; and Wayne’s first leading role in a Ford film. Internet Archive Books. It remains to appreciate The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance through its complexities: its demonstrating of the irreconcilability of different truths; the inevitability of chance; and the nuanced, small but decisive ways in which societies and personal relations run their course. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. Some of the plugins which add to the functionality of Culturedarm make use of cookies, aggregating performance data and taking note of your preferences. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. To view Doniphon as a forsaken hero, Stoddard as an impostor, is to limit the film’s scope; it would be for us to accept the legends of the West, and to some degree of Wayne and Ford, rather than facing the film’s particular set of facts. But in this story, the … Despite the lack of scenery, the film is still evocative of a past time, but it cannot be reduced to an easy allegory asserting the wilderness over civilisation, or even the individual over society. "[34] In a retrospective analysis, The New York Times called Liberty Valance "...one of the great Western classics," because "it questions the role of myth in forging the legends of the West, while setting this theme in the elegiac atmosphere of the West itself, set off by the aging Stewart and Wayne. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. What should have been left to enthrall the imagination is spelled out until there is nothing left to savor or discuss. Both within the film and in the apparatus to it, Ford made attempts to affirm Doniphon’s heroism. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. We flashback to Ranse's arrival in the town as a fresh-faced attorney as he tells the true story surrounding Valance's death. Thus Stoddard concludes his recollection and we return to the present day. The development of this relationship is complex. The stories in this book are her very best. While the townspeople are initially wary, Peabody and Stoddard succeed in explaining the benefits statehood would bring the town. [19] The film scholar Kathryn Kalinak notes that Ann Rutledge's theme "encodes longing" and "fleshes out the failed love affair between Hallie and Tom Doniphon, the growing love between Hallie and Ranse Stoddard, and the traumatic loss experienced by Hallie over her choice of one over the other, none of which is clearly articulated by dialogue. This means that for much of the film, Stewart and Wayne – 53 and 54 years old respectively at the time of shooting – portray men in their twenties. Senator Ranse Stoddard and his wife Hallie arrive in Shinbone, a frontier town in an unnamed western state, to attend the funeral of Tom Doniphon. (Wayne's football career at USC had been curtailed by injuries.) I'm glad you made it. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance was based on a short story by Dorothy M. Johnson, published in her 1953 collection Indian Country. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962 poster).jpg 1,913 × 2,918; 2.86 MB The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (publicity photo - Wayne & Stewart).jpg 698 × 861; 249 KB Vera Miles & James Stewart The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Still.jpg 385 × 489; 84 KB The film's music score was composed by Cyril J. Mockridge, but in scenes involving Hallie's relationships with Doniphon and Stoddard, Ford reprised Alfred Newman's "Ann Rutledge Theme", from Young Mr. Lincoln. From Stagecoach to Donovan’s Reef, Ford directed Wayne fourteen times. Two of these four stories are taken from `Indian Country' (later published as `Man Called Horse'), a brilliant … Some of these films have been lost; for some, it is disputed whether Wayne actually appeared on screen at all. Regardless, what we see in the convention and elsewhere renders it plausible that Stoddard’s career could have thrived without his reputation for shooting Valance. He tosses down Aces and Eights - The infamous "Dead Man's Hand". Yes, “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” is set in the Old West. I for one am more interested in the seedy characters of Johnson than the pleasantries of James Stewart or the macho posturing of John Wayne. On TV he would have been dispatched by the second commercial and the villainy would have passed to some shadowy employer, some ruthless rancher who didn't want statehood. Edith Head received an Oscar nomination for Best … [23], Contemporary reviews were generally positive, although a number of critics thought the final act was a letdown. Played by Lee Marvin in the film version, the only man he feared was rancher Tom Doniphon, played by John Wayne. Third Plot Point: Rance goes out to meet Valance anyway. Aren’t you proud?’. Stoddard realises himself that Valance may continue to define him: he says to Doniphon, ‘Isn’t it enough to kill a man without…without trying to build a life on it?’. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (/ ˈ v æ l ə n s /) is a 1962 American Western film directed by John Ford starring James Stewart and John Wayne. The coach is stopped by a group of outlaws, who beat Stoddard when he attempts to prevent a woman losing the broach given to her by her now-dead husband. Yet Doniphon is never so expressive with Hallie, and fears her developing feelings for the young lawyer. The song “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” was a Top 10 hit for Gene Pitney but was not included in the film. Perhaps, seeing Doniphon’s coffin, and then on the train journey home, Hallie is simply in grief, and understandably feeling some guilt for Doniphon’s isolated later years. In 1930, with Ford’s support, Wayne obtained the lead role in director Raoul Walsh’s The Big Trail. The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists: This article is about 1962 film. Doniphon states that he did it ‘in cold blood’ because he knew it would make Hallie happy, and tells Stoddard ‘Hallie is your girl now’. Nor is it sufficient to argue that the movie’s conflicts lack meaning because they lack resolution, or that they are the products of a sometimes confused film. Ranse returns to Hallie to treat his arm. By a man. Shinbone's men meet to elect two delegates to the statehood convention at the territorial capital. "[16], Parts of the film were shot in Wildwood Regional Park in Thousand Oaks, California.[17][18]. But his passion was political philosophy . However, what we are shown during the convention challenges such a straightforward reading. Its success established Wayne as a leading man and as a leading star. On the train back to Washington, Stoddard suggests leaving political life – after passing an irrigation bill – and returning to live in Shinbone. Stoddard blows out the match for his unlit pipe, and stares downward. This persisted until 1939, and Stagecoach. As Stoddard returns to Washington, D.C. with Hallie, and contemplates retiring to Shinbone, he thanks the train conductor for the railroad's many courtesies. Out here, a man settles his own problems’. The screenplay by James Warner Bellah and Willis Goldbeck was adapted from a 1953 short story written by Dorothy M. Johnson. As presented through another flashback within the flashback that frames the story, Tom tells Ranse it was he, Tom, who fired the fatal shot killing Valance, not Ranse. Did the students enjoy it? Ford shot in black and white, a decision which has been both criticised and praised; it is debated whether his choice was enforced by a limited budget, or whether he deliberately forewent wide landscapes and colour for an atmospheric black and white, rich in shadow, and well suited to the film’s close study of character. [15] "Wayne actually played the lead," Ford said, to Peter Bogdanovich. to become the man who shot Liberty Valance. Ford admitted to wanting Wayne to be the lead; in an interview with Peter Bogdanovich, he stated that he tried to stress Hallie’s lasting attachment to Doniphon throughout the film in order to assert that character above Stewart’s Ranse Stoddard. When the stagecoach is held up by outlaws, he is savagely beaten by Liberty Valance. By clicking 'Accept' you consent to the use of cookies on this site. On the other hand, intellectually Stoddard is superior to his future wife, and it is arguable that he condescends to her at points: in his surprise at her inability to read and write, and again when he asks her if she has seen a ‘real’ rose. "He ended up taking it out on me." The screenplay – adapted for Ford by James Warner Bellah and Willis Goldbeck – has the effect of placing the two men in contrast; but it also makes the character of Doniphon more ambiguous, and less sympathetic. Books to Borrow. Here, however, that neglect owes to time and to the hero’s own selfless withholding of the truth. This book is a collection of four short(ish) stories - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, A Man Called Horse, Lost Sister and The Hanging Tree. "[25] A. H. Weiler of The New York Times wrote that "Mr. Ford, who has struck more gold in the West than any other film-maker, also has mined a rich vein here," but opined that the film "bogs down" once Stoddard becomes famous, en route to "an obvious, overlong, and garrulous anticlimax. The story opens with the return Stoddard equates Doniphon’s   philosophy with the lawlessness which allows Valance to thrive; he argues vehemently, proclaiming ‘The law is the only…the only…’, but collapses to his bed before completing his sentence. After Harry Carey, Wayne became Ford’s hero; a position that suggests some emotional investment on the part of the director, which may intertwine man and actor, and which might prove difficult to break. – Nominated, This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 20:05. Yet the two do forge a close attachment; Hallie’s choosing Stoddard over Doniphon appears quite definite; and we do not sense that the decades the pair have spent married have been at all unhappy or beset by remorse. "[35] The New Yorker's Richard Brody described it as "the greatest American political movie", because of its depictions of a free press, town meetings, statehood debates, and the "civilizing influence" of education in frontier America.[33]. Hallie’s fondness for Doniphon, and her sense of regret at how things ended between them, is emphasised especially in the film’s framing scenes, set in the present day. [32] Roger Ebert wrote that each of the 10 Ford/Wayne westerns is "... complete and self-contained in a way that approaches perfection", and singled out Liberty Valance as "the most pensive and thoughtful" of the group. To a journalist, who's wondering what the senator is doing in Shinbone, he tells how his career started as "the man who shot Liberty Valance". Many critical evaluations of the movie extend these particular concerns into a pessimism that encompasses the whole film; arguing that it serves ultimately as a reflection on the loss of the Old West, Doniphon’s heroism forgotten and foregone, Stoddard the mistaken hero, whose career is based on a lie. The studio also specified that Wayne's name appear before Stewart's on theatre marquees, reportedly at Ford's request. It is interesting in this respect to briefly consider the relationships certain directors have shared with their leading men. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance – starring James Stewart and John Wayne – is often considered the last great film John Ford directed, in a career that comprised around 140 films over a period of fifty years. The two better-known stories, Liberty Valance and A Man Called Horse only run about 30 pages each. They were ranked as four of the top five stories of the 20th century by the Western Writers of America, with "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" as number one. Carey is perhaps best known today for playing the President of the Senate in the James Stewart-led Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, from 1939. "[26], Richard L. Coe of The Washington Post called the film "a leisurely yarn boasting fine performances," but was bothered by "the incredulous fact that the lively townsfolk of Shinbone didn't polish off Valence [sic] for themselves. Peabody boldly nominates Stoddard. In The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, the newspaper editor says, "This is the West. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is a 1962 Western in which a senator returns to a western town for the funeral of an old friend and tells the story of his origins.. A growing population means that Shinbone is required to send two delegates to a territorial convention for statehood. There, Doniphon and Stoddard share a closer relationship, Doniphon proactively mentoring the younger and less experienced man. That story … Despite this, the review maintained that the film "has more than enough gusto to see it through," and that Ford had "lost none of his talent for catching the real heart, humor and violent flavor of the Old West in spite of the notable rustiness of his technique. On the way, she points out that ‘the cactus rose is in blossom’. "[30], More recent assessments have been more uniformly positive. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance was based on a short story by Dorothy M. Johnson, published in her 1953 collection Indian Country. Tom regrets saving Ranse's life, because he lost Hallie to him; but, he encourages Ranse to accept the nomination and make Hallie proud. "You might say I'm old fashioned, but black and white is real photography. Soon after, in revenge, Valance and his men assault Peabody. ‘Well Tom,’ Stoddard responds, ‘I guess everybody pretty much takes that for granted’. `The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance' is a republication of some of the best stories of Dorothy Johnson, America's most unrecognized genius of short fiction. He told Bogdanovich that he used the theme in both films to evoke repressed desire and lost love. He speaks before the town votes for their two delegates, and proclaims that ‘Statehood means the protection of our farms and our fences, and it means schools for our children, and it means progress for the future!’. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is a 1962 American dramatic western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and James Stewart. This political change implicates for Ford other themes and other contests: it suggests the potential disenchantment of the individual and the end of rugged heroism; and encourages a questioning of the natures of truth and legend. Ransom Stoddard (James Stewart) reveals the little known fact that it was not he, the new-to-the West lawyer, but Western gunslinger Tom Doniphon (John Wayne) who shot Valance. Hallie responds enthusiastically: ‘If you knew how often I’d dreamed of it. Tom Doniphon finds Ranse and takes him to Shinbone. The belief that he shot and killed Valance – far from establishing his credentials – serves as the sole barrier to his nomination; allowing those opposing him to cast him as heedless and blood-stained. As Stoddard revives, weak and in a daze, he feels he has something he must do: he wants to arrest Valance and his men. Doniphon and Hallie have a simmering relationship: the Ericsons initially consider a marriage proposal only a matter of time, but whether it is restraint, a languid style, a certain complacency, or whether he is simply waiting for the right moment, Doniphon proves slow to act. Wayne's avoidance of wartime service was a major source of guilt for him in his later years. Open discussions with a short discussion on the story. As a lawyer he came to Shinbone to bring law and order to the west by means of law books. Valance toys with him, shooting him in the arm. Now, I don't know if Mr. Stewart has a prejudice against Negroes, but I just wanted you all to know about it." Ranse and Dutton Peabody, the local newspaper editor, are elected, despite Valance and his gang's attempt to bully the residents into nominating him in order to represent the cattle barons. He takes a gun and waits for Valance in the street. Wayne’s pose in the closing scene of The Searchers – now considered Ford and Wayne’s definitive work, and one of the greatest films of all time; which features Carey’s son as Brad Jorgensen, killed early in the proceedings – was an homage to Carey, who often appeared with the same gesture, his left hand loosely clutching his right elbow. Strode blamed Ford for nearly all the friction on the set. There, Doniphon and Stoddard share a closer relationship, Doniphon proactively mentoring the younger and less experienced man. John Ford’s The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) centers around the story of infamous bandit Liberty Valance’s death. [12], Stewart related that midway through filming, Wayne asked him why he, Stewart, never seemed to be the target of Ford's venomous remarks. When Valance emerges from the town’s bar, the two stalk each other, with Valance shooting Stoddard’s right arm and forcing him to retrieve his gun. He had come to town many years before, a lawyer by profession. Stoddard is recovered by Tom Doniphon (Wayne), a rancher, and taken to the local eating establishment, the home of Hallie and her Swedish parents, Peter and Nora Ericson. Stoddard silently determines to act. Valance challenges Ranse to a gunfight to be held later in the evening. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance The Short Story by Dorothy M. Johnson Text Copied with Permission from River Bend Publishing (See end of lesson plan) First, have students read the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson. ; at which he brutally whips him. I’m building that brand new room and porch for her for when we get married’. He also ridiculed Wayne for failing to enlist during World War II, during which Ford filmed a series of widely praised combat documentaries for the Office of Strategic Services and was wounded at the Battle of Midway,[11] and Stewart served with distinction as a bomber pilot and commanded a bomber group. Then, toward the end of filming, Ford asked Stewart what he thought of Strode's costume for the film's beginning and end, when the actors were playing their parts 25 years older. The total number of films on which Ford and Wayne worked together is difficult to precisely ascertain: Wayne began his career working as an extra, and went unbilled on as many as eight Ford dramas in the late 1920s, just as Ford was making the transition to sound. [14], Stewart received top billing over Wayne on promotional posters, but in the film itself Wayne's screen card appears first and slightly higher on a sign post. Foreshadowing: Liberty is playing poker when Ransom calls him out for his lynching of the newspaper editor Peabody. The townspeople agree. Wayne had teamed with Howard Hawks to make Rio Bravo as a response to High Noon: in High Noon, Gary Cooper’s marshal has to fight a group of murderous outlaws alone, neglected by a fearful townspeople, only aided by his wife, who ultimately shoots one of the outlaws from behind – a plot which Wayne viewed as an allegory of blacklisting and described as ‘the most un-American thing I’ve ever seen in my whole life’. The emphasis given to Hallie’s remaining feelings for Doniphon brings into question her relationship with Stoddard. The screenplay by James Warner Bellah and Willis Goldbeck was adapted from a 1953 short story written by Dorothy M. Johnson. "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance," the New Yorker's Richard Brody writes, "is the greatest American political movie." These cookies do not store any personal information. He is halted by Doniphon, who reveals that it was he – hidden in an alleyway across the street – who shot and killed Valance. Stewart said he "wanted to crawl into a mouse hole", but Wayne told him, "Well, welcome to the club. The Hanging Tree is by far the longest. IN COLLECTIONS. However, neither Schickel, nor John Ford, nor the screenwriters, nor Larry McMurtry refer to the original source that gave rise to those oft-quoted words – a short story published in 1953 by Dorothy M. Johnson, called The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Ford had to accept those terms or not make the film. Capsule Movie Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), Twin Peaks: The Return and the Left Eye of Nadine Hurley, An International Record of Women’s Suffrage, The Birds (1963): A Bird’s-Eye View of Bodega Bay. kofiwidget2.init('Support Me on Ko-fi', '#ba2a66', 'H2H72DMB6');kofiwidget2.draw(); Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Required fields are marked *. "[27] John L. Scott of the Los Angeles Times wrote, "Director Ford is guilty of a few lengthy, slow periods in his story-telling, but for the most part the old, reliable Ford touches are there. Liberty Valance – whose group of men has grown, backed by the cattle barons who seek to prevent a fair vote – arrives and attempts intimidation, but Stoddard and Peabody are voted as the town’s two delegates. Stoddard has earned the respect and friendship of his nominator, Dutton Peabody, and the people of Shinbone not through force, but owing to his personal warmth, his generous intellect, and a sense of morality which prioritises law and the equality of all. [33] Director Sergio Leone (Once Upon a Time in the West, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly) listed Ford as a major influence on his work, and Liberty Valance as his favorite Ford film. [22], Liberty Valance was released in April 1962, and achieved both financial and critical success. Perhaps this is how Ford and Wayne would have seen the film; perhaps this is the reading Ford endeavoured to provide. The crux of some interpretations of the film is that this revelation upholds Doniphon and undermines Stoddard’s future successes, showing that they have a dishonest foundation. The composition was evidently kept in mind by Ford for twenty-three years, used in Liberty Valance to express the lost love that characterises Hallie and Doniphon’s relationship. To attribute truth and permanence to the emotions we see here is to give them a symbolism and a finality which other parts of the film cannot bear. The Senator's political career has been built on his killing of the villainous Liberty Valance. The film was released April 18, 1962, and the song entered the Billboard Hot 100 the week ending April 28, 1962, peaking at number four in June. [7] A more pragmatic interpretation cites the fact that Wayne and Stewart, two of Hollywood's biggest stars working together for the first time, were considerably older (54 and 53, respectively) than the characters they were playing. At the statehood convention, Ranse decides to withdraw his name for territorial delegate for statehood, concluding he is not worthy after killing Valance. ‘You know the rest of it’, he tells the young Star journalists: he went to Washington and statehood was achieved; he became the state’s first Governor, serving for three terms; served two terms in the Senate; as ambassador to the United Kingdom; returned for one more term in the Senate; and now stands on the threshold of becoming Vice President. When she and Stoddard first arrive back in Shinbone, Stoddard is whisked off by the eager men of the Shinbone Star for an interview; while Hallie – with Link Appleyard, the town’s former marshal – visits Doniphon’s old ranch, never fully restored after the fire. Tom sees how much the two care for each other, and he retreats to his farm in a drunken rage where he burns down his house. "[28] Harrison's Reports gave the film a grade of "Very Good",[29] but Brendan Gill of The New Yorker was negative and called it "a parody of Mr. Ford's best work. In the present, Stoddard's political accomplishments fill in the intervening years; but his story will not be published, with editor Scott stating, "This is the West, sir. Wayne later told Strode, "We gotta work together. The plot of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance concerns the end of the Old West, as the society of a small rural town (in this case, the undistinguished town of ‘Shinbone’) transitions towards becoming part of a federal state. Ford is attributed as saying, early in Wayne’s career, that Wayne would become the biggest film star ever owing to the public’s sense of him as an everyman. Tom advises Ranse of Valance's trickery. Her story "A Man Called Horse" was first adapted into an episode of the Wagon Train television series and later into a 1970 film. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend." Wayne and Carey would also work together and become close. Ford called out, "Don't hit him, Woody, we need him." The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Written by Jethro Compton Based on the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson With the voice of Robert Vaughn August 30 - September 9, 2017 The Hanging Tree is by far the longest. "Jimmy Stewart had most of the sides [sequences with dialogue], but Wayne was the central character, the motivation for the whole thing. Hallie is frequently Stoddard’s carer, for instance when he arrives in Shinbone after being beaten by Valance, and following the gunfight in which his right arm is injured. Liberty began to torment newcomer and lawyer Ransom Stoddard (portrayed by the late James Stewart). But … Ranse's wounds are treated by Tom's girlfriend, Hallie, and others, who explain to him that Valance terrorizes the residents, and the town's Marshal Appleyard is powerless to stop him. The black-and … The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Synopsis: When Senator Ransom Stoddard returns home to Shinbone for the funeral of Tom Doniphon, he recounts to a local newspaper editor the story behind it all. Only Harry Carey worked with the director more, serving twenty-five times as Ford’s lead, a fixture in that role in the first three years of Ford’s career from 1917 to 1919. In 2007, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."[3][4]. We both gotta be professionals." ‘A youngster, fresh out of law school; a bag full of law books and my father’s gold watch’, Stoddard journeys to Shinbone – prior to the introduction of the railroad – on stagecoach. Hatari! When the horses did stop, Wayne tried to pick a fight with the younger and fitter Strode. At significant moments, the film’s score – otherwise composed by Cyril J. Mockridge – utilises a piece entitled ‘Ann Rutledge Theme’, originally composed by Alfred Newman for Ford’s 1939 film, Young Mr. Lincoln. Alfred Hitchcock famously called Cary Grant ‘the only actor I ever loved’, and used Grant for his heroic leading parts, whereas Stewart – in Rope, Rear Window, The Man Who Knew Too Much, and Vertigo – played the physically inferior, more psychologically troubled roles. Meanwhile, Stoddard and Hallie grow increasingly close. ‘They travelled west for gold, hope and liberty. Dorothy M. Johnson (The Hanging Tree and A Man Called Horse). [8] According to cinematographer William H. Clothier, however, "There was one reason and one reason only ... Paramount was cutting costs. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Later, in the body of the film, we see Doniphon present Hallie with a cactus rose as a present; she shows it to Stoddard, proudly acclaiming it ‘the prettiest thing you ever did see’; Stoddard admits its prettiness, but asks, ‘Hallie, did you ever see a real rose?’. Despite a vast budget of over $2 million, and shooting in two formats – traditional 35 mm and 75 mm Grandeur film widescreen – the film failed at the box office, and Wayne spent much of the subsequent decade appearing in smaller roles and in B-movies. Nothing’s too good for the man who shot Liberty Valance!’. Although atypical of his usual works, it is widely considered Ford’s last great movie and among his best westerns. Stoddard recuperates and settles in to life in Shinbone, continuing to stay with Hallie and the Ericsons. Well I’ll teach you law…Western law! Ford responded, "What's wrong with Uncle Remus?" 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