Canyon Passage is a 1946 Western film directed by Jacques Tourneur and set in frontier Oregon. It starred Dana Andrews, Susan Hayward and Brian Donlevy. Featuring love triangles and a Native American uprising, it was adapted from the Saturday Evening Post novel Canyon Passage by Ernest Haycox. Hoagy Carmichael (music) and Jack Brooks (lyrics) were nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Ole Buttermilk Sky". Wikipedia
George Camrose: You have strange friends, Jack.
Jack Lestrade: I didn't say that I like him or that I trust him.
George Camrose: What's your idea of a friend?
Jack Lestrade: Any man, I suppose, who believes as I do that the human race is a horrible mistake.