How The West Was Won

  • 1963
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Western

Dense and episodic western omelet, tries to condense the evolution of the American west by channeling it through one family's experiences, over three generations. The film is split between four directors with Hathaway's sequences clearly the most cohesive and colorful. This is an all-star guessing-game cast that adults can have fun with, and there's enough...read more

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01:31 — John Ford, Henry Hathaway, and George Marshall direct over a dozen major stars in this epic portrayal of three generations of a pioneer family in the (more…)
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Three directors and an all-star cast tell How The West Was Won (1962) starring James Stewart, Gregory Peck, Debbie Reynolds, John Wayne, and Henry Fon (more…)

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Star-studded frontier epic chronicles a pioneer family's progress from 1830s Ohio to the Arizona Territory of the 1880s. The film covers five segments of their journey: "The Rivers," "The Plains," "The Civil War," "The Railroads" and "The Outlaws." James W (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Dense and episodic western omelet, tries to condense the evolution of the American west by channeling it through one family's experiences, over three generations. The film is split between four directors with Hathaway's sequences clearly the most cohesive… (more)

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