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.

Credits

co-director

John Ford

Henry Hathaway

co-producer

Alfred Newman

Bernard Smith

production company

Cinerama

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Language

English

Duration

02:42:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37034

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

History → United States - History - 19th century

Westerns

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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