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Sidney Franklin Jr.,
Carl K. Hittleman
Ted de Corsia
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Herbert L. Strock
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
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When the train gets to Parkdale and the men get out to take back the depot one of the men is shot by another man in the depot. This man collapses on the tracks. In the next shots the man has disappeared. See more »
We've been surveying this route for three weeks!
And so have we.
Don't get hot-headed Jim. Looks like it's for the courts to decide.
There's nothing in my orders that says I have to wait for any courts to make up their minds. We're going through.
Not along our stakes.
We'll throw them in the river.
You throw one stake in the river and I'll throw you in right after it.
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Pretty standard 50's action-western with a railroading theme. Edmund O'Brien's team of men are trying to build a rail line through the mountains, and dirty-dealing Sterling Hayden's men are trying to build their line first by sabotaging the other group. Lots of trains and mountain scenery, and not much else.
Landslides, robberies and shootings abound, but despite the action the poor actors can't do much with the dead-end script. Dean Jagger is always good, and Paul Fix and Zasu Pitts are the comic relief as the broadly Irish train engineer and the camp cook who keeps trying to get Fix to propose to her. If you like trains and beautiful scenery, this is a decent movie.
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