How the West was won

United States, 1962

Film
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This is the epic story of a family that moves West, and the many dangers encountered on the way. The story follows the Prescott family in their quest for land, gold, and glory - in their journey from the Erie Canal in the East to the magic of California in the West. Stars John Wayne, Debbie Reynolds, Carroll Baker and Lee J. Cobb.

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Credits

co-director

Henry Hathaway

John Ford

co-producer

Alfred Newman

Bernard Smith

production company

Cinerama

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Duration

02:42:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1962

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302256

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q162518

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