Jack Slade (film)

Jack Slade is a 1953 American black and white western film directed by Harold Schuster, written by Warren Douglas and starring Mark Stevens.[1] It's the predecessor of The Return of Jack Slade (1955), also directed by Schuster, written by Douglas and starring John Ericson.[2] Both were based on a literary text by Mark Twain, Roughing It, from chapter 9 to chapter 11.[3]

Jack Slade
Directed byHarold Schuster
Produced by
Written byWarren Douglas
StarringMark Stevens
Music byPaul Dunlap
CinematographyWilliam Sickner
Edited byLeonard W. Herman
Distributed by
Release date
  • November 8, 1953 (1953-11-08)
Running time
90 min



  1. ^ Reid, John Howard (16 September 2015). World's Worst Westerns Plus Some of the Best Your Guide to the Best of the Worst. Lulu.com. p. 70. ISBN 9781329548374.
  2. ^ Reid, John Howard (2006). Cinemascope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge. Lulu.com. p. 202. ISBN 9781411671881.
  3. ^ Weisenburger, Steven (2006). A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel. University of Georgia Press. p. 155. ISBN 9780820328119.

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