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Welcome to Hard Times


Long before he scored with the epic Ragtime, novelist [[Performer~P167241~E.L. Doctorow~eldoctorow]] wrote a minor novel upon which this stark 1967 film is based. It was adapted for the screen by veteran western director [[Performer~P97177~Burt Kennedy~burtkennedy]]. In a forlorn town called Hard Times in the Old West, a cowardly mayor, Will Blue ([[Performer~P24097~Henry Fonda~henryfonda]]), does little to protect the citizens from the rampages of a ruthless criminal known as The Man from Bodie...more