BR0KEN LANCE (Edward Dmytryk, 1954)

Philip Yordan won an Oscar for the idea of turning his earlier King Lear-ish script for House of Strangers (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1949) into a western; but perhaps the more interesting prize that Broken Lance garnered came from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, whose members voted it “Best Film Promoting International Understanding”—a category the organization […]