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Jubilee Trail (1954)

 -  Adventure | Music | Romance  -  15 May 1954 (USA)
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A wild-west trader and his New York wife head out for the California by wagon train. The trader is killed enroute, and his wife finds herself with child. She continues on hoping to find a man and a home.

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Florinda Grove, aka Julie Latour
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Garnet Hale
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John Ives
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Oliver Hale
Ray Middleton ...
Charles Hale
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Ernest 'Texas' Conway
Buddy Baer ...
Nicolai Gregorovitch Karakozeff 'Handsome Brute'
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Deacon Bartlett
Richard Webb ...
Capt. Brown
James Millican ...
Rinardi
Nina Varela ...
Doña Manuela
Martin Garralaga ...
Don Rafael Velasco
Charles Stevens ...
Pablo
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A wild-west trader and his New York wife head out for the California by wagon train. The trader is killed enroute, and his wife finds herself with child. She continues on hoping to find a man and a home.

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The greatest American drama since "Gone With the Wind"!


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15 May 1954 (USA)  »

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Kalifornische Sinfonie  »

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A Man Is a Man
Music by Victor Young
Lyrics by Sidney Clare
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Poor reflection of a wonderful, prize winning book.
5 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful story which was the most poorly cast movie I've ever seen. I've read the book 20+ times in my life (obviously a favorite!) but the casting person obviously didn't waste their time doing the same even once. The book has rich characters which the movie didn't bring out. Overall, terribly disappointing.

Florinda was the blonde, not Hispanic. Garnet had the black hair (I guess in the movies in those days, blondes were the good girls and dark hair was the bad...kind of like the white hat/black hat cowboys!

A perfect cast (impossible because of age differences) would have Gary Cooper as John, William Shatner as Oliver, Kirk Douglas as Texas and James Cagney as Oliver's brother, to name a few! That's just part of my dream cast.

My advice is to go get the book from the library!


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