Weird Western: Johnny Guitar

The 1954 Western “Johnny Guitar” Directed by Nicholas Ray and starring Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden and Mercedes McCambridge has to qualify as one of the weirdest Westerns in the history of Hollywood. Martin Scorsese called it “an intense, unconventional, stylized picture, full of ambiguities and subtexts that rendered it extremely modern.” I think Scorsese’s quote is spot on.

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