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Across the Wide Missouri (1951)

Approved | | Adventure, Romance, Western | 23 October 1951 (USA)
Trapper Flint Mitchell and other mountain men from the Rendezvous join forces to enter virgin trapping territory but must contend with a resentful Blackfoot chief.

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In the 1830's beaver trapper Flint Mitchell and other white men hunt and trap in the then unnamed territories of Montana and Idaho. Flint marries a Blackfoot woman as a way to gain entrance into her people's rich lands, but finds she means more to him than a ticket to good beaver habitat. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Final film of Jack Holt. See more »

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It's quite obvious that the papoose on the runaway horse is a doll. See more »

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Narrator: Mother got mad... Indian mad.
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Referenced in The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953) See more »

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A good story featuring rugged realism
18 February 2000 | by (Portland Oregon) – See all my reviews

Realism and attention to detail highlight this otherwise routine tale of the opening of the west by mountain-men. Gable's performance is somewhat subdued in his portrayal of a trapper that takes on an Indian wife in hostile territory. The scenery is pretty and the story moves at a good clip with an exciting finale.


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