Ride Lonesome

Ride Lonesome

Directed by Budd Boetticher • 1959 • United States
Starring Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts

Though bounty hunter Ben Brigade (Randolph Scott) captures the young desperado Billy John (James Best), it’s his captive’s older brother Frank (Lee Van Cleef), a notorious murderer, who’s his real target. Joined by Sam Boone (Pernell Roberts), an outlaw looking to go straight, and Carrie Lane (Karen Steele), a widow whose stationmaster husband was killed in an Apache raid, Ben uses the threat of Billy’s hanging as bait in order to lure Frank into a showdown.

Ride Lonesome
  • Ride Lonesome

    Directed by Budd Boetticher • 1959 • United States
    Starring Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts

    Though bounty hunter Ben Brigade (Randolph Scott) captures the young desperado Billy John (James Best), it’s his captive’s older brother Frank (Lee Van Cleef), a notorious murderer, who’s hi...

Extras

  • Budd Boetticher: Study in Self-Determination

    In 1971, Taylor Hackford, then a young producer and filmmaker at KCET, the public broadcasting station in Los Angeles, convinced station management to let him make a one-hour program about his friend Budd Boetticher, the director of the highly acclaimed series of feature films known as the Ranown...