The Missouri Traveler (1958)
Movie: The Missouri Traveler
- Director: Jerry Hopper
- Stars: Brandon De Wilde, Lee Marvin, Gary Merrill, Paul Ford, Mary Hosford, Ken Curtis, Cal Tinney, Frank Cady, Mary Field, Kathleen Freeman, Will Wright, Tom Tiner, William Bryant, Barry Curtis, Eddie Little Sky
- Release Date: January 21, 1958
- Run Time: 103 min
- Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Brandon deWilde leads a cast lengthy in character actors playing subdued Biarn Turner, a 15-year-old runaway from the Eatondale Orphan Asylum bound for Florida in the pre-World War I time period. He receives a ride into the rural Missouri town of Delphi with rich land-owner Tobias Brown (Lee Marvin). There, after an episode in the town square involving most of the populace, he meets crusty newspaper man Doyle Magee (Gary Merrill).