Approved | | Adventure, 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.
Connie Sawyer (Mrs. McBee) and Kirk Douglas (Senator William J. Tadlock) both lived to see their 100th birthdays: Sawyer on November 27, 2012 and Douglas on December 9, 2016.
Best not be lookin', Brownie.
Brownie Evans: I ain't lookin'... as hard as I can.
The movie shows the wagon train in Oregon, moving East in the middle of the action. The mountains of Central Oregon, are shown clearly in the background, while all around the actors are surrounded by cinder rock formed by recent (within 500 year) volcanic activity. This isn't anything you'd see along the trail.
Introducing Sally Field as "Mercy" and introducing Katherine Justice.
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