The Tin Star was first a short story then a 1957 American western film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Henry Fonda and Anthony Perkins, in one of Perkins' first roles. The film became one of the few low budget westerns to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Writing, Story or Screenplay. Since its release, the film has become one of the classics of the genre.
The Tin Star was one of the most popular Movies that year. That Movie won Academy Award Writing (Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen) in 1957 and British Academy of Film & Television Arts Film and British Film in 1957. This was William Perlberg’s 24th Movie. The Tin Star was one of this most popular pieces. This was Anthony Mann’s 9th Movies in this genre. His most popular Movie was The Fall Of The Roman Empire. If you liked that Movie, you should also try The Gunfighter, Wichita, and High Noon.