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When Edward Creighton leads the construction of the Western Union to unite East with West, he hires a Western reformed outlaw and a tenderfoot Eastern surveyor.
Studio publicity noted that Fox contract star Henry Fonda had served as technical adviser on the film, due to his experience as a young man working as a lineman. Fonda's "technical advisory" capacity was most certainly a publicity fiction, and in any event Fonda was not credited on the film itself.
I'd like to go with you.
Vance Shaw: Sorry, this is one job I don't trust to a tenderfoot, no matter how good he is.
The characters use Model 1873 Colt Single Action Army pistols modified to resemble Remington 1875 Army revolvers. Obviously, neither weapon existed in 1861-62.