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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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Cinerama sends you roaring with laughter and adventure down that wide and wonderful fun-trail! See more »

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Comedy | Western

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23 June 1965 (USA)  »

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Trivia

During location shooting in New Mexico the crew was confronted with the heaviest rainfalls in that region in 50 years. It washed away the tents as well as the set and props. See more »

Goofs

When the townspeople and miners first meet with Oracle Jones, the cork of the whiskey bottle appears and disappears atop the table where Jones is playing solitaire. See more »

Quotes

Col. Thaddeus Gearhart: If it's the last thing I do, I'll have that entire band transferred to Alaska!
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Connections

Featured in Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968) See more »

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Hallelujah Trail
Written by Elmer Bernstein and Ernie Sheldon
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Lighthearted fun in a Western guise
22 February 2003 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

I saw the movie when I was a very young man (20's) and absolutely loved its spirit. It was great to see seasoned actors playing their roles broadly and for laughs. It is very unusual to see Burt Lancaster blustering this much and Lee Remick is a perfect foil for him. A young Martin Landau has obvious fun in the role of the Indian guide. The gem of casting was Donald Pleasence as the hilarious visionary who "sees" the alcoholic wagon train as it crosses the plains, giving the movie its name.


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