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Denver and Rio Grande (1952)

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A romanticized history of the building of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in the Colorado mountains.

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Cast

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Jim Vesser
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Gen. William J. Palmer
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Linda Prescott (as Laura Elliott)
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Johnny Buff
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Gil Harkness
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Jane Dwyer
Tom Powers ...
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Robert Barrat ...
Charlie Haskins
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Engineer Moynihan
Don Haggerty ...
Bob Nelson
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Sheriff Ed Johnson
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Edmund O'Brien and his team of railroading men try to build a rail line through a mountain pass, while a group of less scrupulous construction workers sabotage the entire operation in the hopes that they can get their tracks laid first and get the money from the railroad. Written by Marta Dawes <smdawes@home.com>

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TWO FIGHTING RAILROAD CREWS BATTLE FOR THE ONLY RIGHT OF WAY! (original print ad - all caps)

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3 November 1952 (Sweden)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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When the two trains are on a collision course Vesser tells Gil to stop the train and he does; he pushes back on the throttle and applies the brakes. But the train doesn't stop or even slow down. In fact it looks as if i goes faster. See more »

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Engineer Moynihan: Get firing!
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Opposing railroads vie for same track space
22 March 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Two railroad construction crews go head to head in getting a new line through to the west. One crew is filled with dirty rotten scalawags who stop at nothing to fulfill their duty. The other group are square shooters who just want to do an honest days work for an honest days pay. They meet for the final showdown in an explosive ending. Good western filmed in beautiful mountain country.


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