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The Hallelujah Trail (1965)

 -  Comedy | Western  -  23 June 1965 (USA)
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A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the ... See full summary »

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A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the valuable cargo. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Trivia

Burt Lancaster was forced by United Artists to make four films for $150,000 a picture in the 1960s: The Young Savages (1961), Birdman of Alcatraz (1962), The Train (1964) and The Hallelujah Trail (1965) rather than his normal fee of $750,000, because of cost overruns at his production company, Hecht-Hill-Lancaster, for which he was personally responsible. See more »

Goofs

The locations are supposedly Denver and points east. The terrain should include the front range of the rockies, and high prairie. Instead, arid rugged red rock terrain more typical of Utah is shown. See more »

Quotes

Col. Thaddeus Gearhart: Give a woman an acorn and the next thing you know you're up to your rump in oak trees.
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Hallelujah Trail
Written by Elmer Bernstein and Ernie Sheldon
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I LOVE THIS MOVIE
11 March 2003 | by (Lewiston, Idaho) – See all my reviews

This movie has always been a mystery to me. I loved it and chuckled to myself all the way through it, however, for some reason I have never been able to explain,it just does not work like it should.

Great cast from top to bottom, good charaterization and many good scenes and some others that just don't quite work. I love it anyway and watch my copy at least twice a year.


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