IA #84: One-Eyed Jacks (1961)

 One-Eyed Jacks (1961) on IMDb

Marlon Brando’s only director credit came for this Western, in which he also starred. One-Eyed Jacks is the story of a bank robber who takes the loot and leaves his partner to be captured. Then the partner escapes from jail and searches for the man who left him behind.

IMDb reports that Brando’s original version, shot over the course of two years, was almost five hours long and had to be recut by the studio. The film was Paramount Pictures’ last feature released in VistaVision. It’s a colorful spectacle in the Internet Archive Top 100.