G | | Western
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century - including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
Raymond Massey made a career out of portraying Abraham Lincoln, having played him on stage, on television (Ford Star Jubilee: The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1956)), and on film (Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)). This film marks the final time he played the President.
This land has a name today, and is marked on maps. But, the names and the marks and the maps all had to be won, won from nature and from primitive man.
Tire tracks in the scene where the Indians attack the wagon train.
Opening credits: Except for historical events and characters, the events and characters depicted in this photoplay are fictitious and any similarity to actual persons or events is purely coincidental.
DVD versions list various running times: 150, 162, 165 minutes long. The theatrical version is listed as 162 minutes long.
$28,568 14 September 2003