Bend of the River (archived)

Series: Cinema Classics

Saturday, March 12 at 3:00pm | $6 |

Cinema Classics presents Anthony Mann’s classic western BEND OF THE RIVER, starring Jimmy Stewart, in 35mm!

Featuring a post-film discussion by Tim Williams of Oregon Film about the film’s shooting on location here in Oregon and a special talk with Ethan Field and Ron Campbell, the hikers who recently found a camera in the Columbia River Gorge hypothesized to be Jimmy Stewart’s, lost during the production of this film. See the actual camera on display!

BEND OF THE RIVER (1952): Reformed outlaw Glyn McLyntock (Jimmy Stewart) has become a guide for farmers headed to Oregon. When he rescues thief Emerson Cole (Arthur Kennedy) from execution, Cole joins him on the journey. Once arrived in Oregon, they discover that a trader who was supposed to send them provisions is now trying to scam them. After McLyntock and Cole travel to Portland to forcibly retrieve the supplies, Cole betrays McLyntock and steals the goods himself. McLyntock pursues, ready for battle. Directed by Anthony Mann.

87 minutes
Anthony Mann
James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Arthur Kennedy


Saturday, March 12