Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Western
In 1843, a former U.S. Senator leads a wagon train of settlers to Oregon, but his megalomania leads to growing dissatisfaction with his leadership.
In 1956, Hecht-Hill-Lancaster Productions announced plans to film this movie. It was to be adapted by Clifford Odets and was to star Burt Lancaster, James Stewart, and hopefully, Gary Cooper.
Best not be lookin', Brownie.
Brownie Evans: I ain't lookin'... as hard as I can.
When Kirk Douglas lowers himself into the canyon the rope is through a carabiner that would not have existed in 1843.
Introducing Sally Field as "Mercy" and introducing Katherine Justice.