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VAN HEFLIN — Great Good Guy But Even Gre

VAN HEFLIN — Great Good Guy But Even Greater BAAD Guy.

Unlike most classic Hollywood stars, he looked “recognizably American.” He often portrayed the principled father-husband, as he did so memorably in George Stevens’ 1953 western Shane, portraying the struggling homesteader — and faithful husband to Jean Arthur and loving and protective father to Brandon DeWilde. And there he is in Delmer Daves‘ 3:10 to Yuma, once again a good man placed in a dreadful […]

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