R | | Drama, Western
Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her.
Glendon Swarthout's novel was published in 1988. Paul Newman owned the rights, and wanted to direct the film himself. After several failed scripts, he gave up.
Mary Bee Cuddy:
Come on, girls.
Mary's En field musket is a 1858 model. The film is set in 1854.
$139,311 (USA) (21 November 2014)
$2,428,883 (USA) (22 February 2015)
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