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The Cariboo Trail (1950)

Approved | | Western | 1 August 1950 (USA)
Montanans Jim Redfern and Mike Evans head into Canada's British Columbia via the Cariboo Trail intent to raise cattle and dig for gold but find trouble instead.

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(as Edwin L.Marin)

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(screenplay), (story)
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Grizzly
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Mike Evans
Karin Booth ...
Francie
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Frank Walsh
Douglas Kennedy ...
Murphy
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Miller
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Will Gray
Mary Stuart ...
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Higgins
Lee Tung Foo ...
Ling
Charles Anthony Hughes ...
Dr. Rhodes (as Tony Hughes)
Mary Kent ...
Mrs. Winters
Ray Hyke ...
Jones
Jerome Root ...
Jenkins (as Jerry Root)
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Jim Redfern dreams of owning his own cattle ranch and along with his partners Mike Evans and Ling heads off on the Cariboo Trail into the interior of British Columbia. There's a gold rush on and along the way they're joined by old-timer Grizzly Winters, a prospector who hasn't had much luck of late. They soon come up against Frank Walsh whose men stampede their cattle. Evans is severely injured forcing Redfern to amputate his left arm. Evans hates him for that and will have nothing to do with him or his dream of the cattle ranch. Walsh owns the local town making it difficult for Redfern to get re-established. Things begin to go his way when he finds gold. Written by garykmcd

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As gold fever sweeps through the land, it takes blood to make a fortune. See more »

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Western

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1 August 1950 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La piste des caribous  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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(Cinecolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Final feature film appearance of George 'Gabby' Hayes. See more »

Quotes

Oscar 'Grizzly' Winters: Don't ever sneak into a camp like that, neighbor! Not up here in the Gold Country where a feller usually shoots first and buries his mistakes.
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An alright movie
21 September 2001 | by (Solvesborg, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is an alright movie I think starring the always so handsome Randolph Scott (as Jim), George 'Gabby' Hayes (as Grizzly), Bill Williams (I) (as Mike), Lee Tung Foo (as Ling) and Karin Booth (as Frances).

Jim is a cattleman with a mission to find a good spot to build a ranch on, while his buddy Mike is searching for gold. They face problems when they refuse to pay taxes to cross a bridge to the local tycoon and his men.

I think this is, as most Scott-films, an alright movie. There are some funny jokes and characters (like Grizzly and Ling) and I like the way it has been made.

There is nothing more to say but that one can see that the old technics are used when shooting the background when in nature. That's not something you're getting hung up on so to speak. It was a good film reckoning.


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