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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
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According to screenwriter John Gay, Doris Day was interested in the role that ultimately went to Lee Remick. See more »
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 »
From the era of "epic" comedies like The Great Race and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, The Hallelujah Trail was the entry in the western category. Lots of funny stuff, but just too long to sustain the hilarity.
A favorite bit concerns temperance leader Lee Remick unsuccessfully trying to convince cavalry officer Burt Lancaster of the rightness of her cause:
LEE: Three of the women in my movement have lost their husbands to alcohol. The men literally drank themselves to death!
BURT: One can only wonder why.
There are enough gems like this to make it worth watching, but not up to the standards of Blazing Saddles or Support Your Local Sheriff.
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