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The Hallelujah Trail (1965)

Approved | | Comedy, Western | 23 June 1965 (USA)
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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John Sturges' The Hallelujah Trail  »

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According to screenwriter John Gay, Doris Day was interested in the role that ultimately went to Lee Remick. See more »

Goofs

Rifles issued to Indians in the year 1867 are Winchester 1894 models, which were obviously not available until 1894. 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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Featured in Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968) See more »

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We Will Save
Written by Elmer Bernstein and Ernie Sheldon
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Unusual but enjoyable
19 March 2002 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

I think Lancaster was at his best and Lee Remick simply did not know how to give an inadequate performance. Some reviewers here whine and chime about the lack of perfection, but who knows (or cares, for that matter) what they have in their mind. This is a funny movie. I remember seeing it in the theater and laughing all the way through it. No, it's not a serious film at all but dang it, just seeing Donald Pleasance give out those wild-eyed glossalalia-like cries after a taste of the demon likker, was worth the price of a ticket. I loved this film and enjoyed Lee Remick in everything I ever saw her in. Martin Landau, an underappreciated actor who later came to fame in the TV series, MI (long before those corny psuedotechno-thriller movies with Tom Cruise)and for his great Role as Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood, is great as the blue-eyed Native American. I especially liked old Brian Keith as the entrepreneur declaring himself to be a "Republican," and Robert Wilke, another great character actor as Chief Five Barrels. While this film may please all (I've yet to see or read about one that has), I found it a delightful romp.


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