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453 Ratings

The Naked Spur

Directed by Anthony Mann
United States, 1953


Howard Kemp is a bounty hunter who’s been after killer Ben Vandergroat for a long time. Along the way, Kemp is forced to take on a couple of partners, an old prospector named Jesse Tate and a dishonorably discharged Union soldier, Roy Anderson.

The Naked Spur Directed by Anthony Mann

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1954 | Nominee: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay

National Film Preservation Board

1997 | Winner: National Film Registry

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