How the West Was Won (1962) Poster


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Edited from 

This Is Cinerama (1952)
The final scenes of the modern U.S. were from This Is Cinerama.
Raintree County (1957)
A civil war battle was taken from Raintree County
The Alamo (1960)
The Mexican army marching past the Alamo came from The Alamo


The Macahans (1976) (TV Movie)
How the West Was Won (1976) (TV Series)


Show Boat (1951)
In one shot presumably inside a riverboat, MGM's showboat "Cotton Blossom" is visible through a window.

Referenced in 

The Red Skelton Hour: How the West Was Lost (1962) (TV Episode)
title reference
Leave It to Beaver: Wally's Practical Joke (1963) (TV Episode)
June tells Ward that Beaver and Gilbert have gone to see this movie at the theater.
Hollywood and the Stars: The Odyssey of Rita Hayworth (1964) (TV Episode)
Marquee shown
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Great Petrie Fortune (1965) (TV Episode)
Instead of saying Abraham Lincoln, Rob says "Raymond Massey" instead.
Saturday Night Live: Jack Burns/Santana (1977) (TV Episode)
Theme music plays during 'The Squatters' sketch
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Stewart (1980) (TV Special)
mentioned by Doug Morrow
Going Back (1984)
Faerie Tale Theatre: Thumbelina (1984) (TV Episode)
The song Thumbelina sing with Swallow, "Home in the Meadow"
Webster: How the West Was Once: Part 1 (1985) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Webster: How the West Was Once: Part 2 (1985) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Fast Forward: Episode #3.6 (1987) (TV Episode)
Music used as background in 'The Adventurers'
Growing Pains: How the West Was Won: Part 1 (1988) (TV Episode)
title reference
Growing Pains: How the West Was Won: Part 2 (1988) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Golden Girls: Yes, We Have No Havanas (1988) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Quantum Leap: How the Tess Was Won - August 5, 1956 (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
How the West Was Fun (1994) (TV Movie)
Biography: Darryl F. Zanuck: 20th Century Filmmaker (1995) (TV Episode)
Brief sequence from trailer emphasizing the word Cinerama
Step by Step: How the West Was Won (1997) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Making of 'How the West Was Won' (1998) (Video)
This is the making-of featurette.
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Inside the Actors Studio: Episode #8.5 (2001) (TV Episode)
Kevin talks about seeing the movie when he was 7 years old, and the inspirational effect that it had on him.
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Queer as Folk: How Far You Can Go (2004) (TV Episode)
Cody references the film's title.
Relative Strangers (2006)
guess during Charades
The Simpsons: How the Test Was Won (2009) (TV Episode)
Episode title.
Bob's Burgers: Beefsquatch (2012) (TV Episode)
"How the Pest was Won"
The Last Days of Cinerama (2012) (Short)
"How the West Was Won" is mentioned by its co-star Stanley Livingston.
In the Picture (2012) (Short)
Stan mentions he was in the film
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016) (TV Movie)
Todd has a poster for the film on his "story wall" which relates his life story through films.
Fear the Walking Dead: Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jeremiah Otto when discovering Russell's colt in the rubble of his burned-out house.

Featured in 

Hollywood and the Stars: They Went That-a-way (1963) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Wyatt Earp: Walk with a Legend (1994) (TV Movie)
Letterbox (2009) (TV Short)
Clips illustrate the desirability of letterboxing over pan-and-scan.
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Especial Scope (2010) (TV Episode)
frames shown

Spoofed in 

SCTV: Farm Film Report/Arabs (1978) (TV Episode)
Title was basis for parody "How the Middle East Was Won".
Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood (1979) (TV Movie)
Wuzzles: Hooray for Hollywuz (1985) (TV Episode)
The movie being made is "How the Wuz Was Won".
How the West Was Hung (2000) (Video)
title pun/Western theme

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