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Stagecoach (1966)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Western | 15 June 1966 (USA)
On the stagecoach to Cheyenne, a mixed group of passengers must work together to survive the arduous journey and the Indian attacks.

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Cast

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Peacock
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Hatfield (as Michael Connors)
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Henry Gatewood (as Bob Cummings)
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Buck - Stagecoach Driver
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Brad Weston ...
Matt Plummer
Joseph Hoover ...
John Gabriel ...
Capt. Jim Mallory
Oliver McGowan ...
Mr. Haines
David Humphreys Miller ...
Billy Pickett
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A group of unlikely traveling companions find themselves on the same stagecoach to Cheyenne. They include a drunken doctor, a bar girl who's been thrown out of town, a professional gambler, a traveling liquor salesman, a banker who has decided to embezzle money, a gunslinger out for revenge and a young woman going to join her army captain husband. All have secrets but when they are set upon by an Indian war party and then a family of outlaws, they find they must all work together if they are to stay alive. Written by garykmcd

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Riding to Greatness Across 2,000 Miles of Flaming Frontier! See more »


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15 June 1966 (USA)  »

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Martin Rackin's Production of Stagecoach  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Bing Crosby's daughter was the Mrs Mallory in the third making of Stagecoach with Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, etc. See more »

Goofs

When they stop to rest the horses and the Stars are talking, in the background a bus or van appears and drives through a fence gate on a dirt road. See more »

Quotes

Hatfield: Put out that cigar! You're annoying the lady.
Doc Josiah Boone: Oh, I'm sorry Ma'am I'm so fond of the weed myself I sometimes forget it's unpleasant to others. Excuse me.
Hatfield: If you're a gentleman you'd know better to never smoke in the presence of a lady.
Doc Josiah Boone: You know last week I took a bullet out of fellow who had been shot by a gentleman. The bullet was in the back.
Hatfield: Are you insinuating?
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits list the cast as painted by Norman Rockwell See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Golden Girls: Big Daddy (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Stagecoach Theme (I Will Follow)
(uncredited)
Music by Jerry Goldsmith
Lyrics by Ruth Batchelor
Orchestrated by Harry Betts
Vocal arrangement by Bill Brown
Performed by the Bill Brown Singers
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A Joy to Watch Once More and Revisit Old Friends
13 August 2006 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

Agree with a comment about another Edition of Stagecoach.....that with Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings etc. DON'T COMPARE this with the John Wayne movie....

Just enjoy it on its own. Alex Cord is cool, Ann Margaret beautiful, Red Buttons and Bing Crosby fun..... I still use Red's lines "la la la la la la etc............." Keenan Wynn is great as usual....

Even at that...let's compare a little..... This movie is IN COLOR....and it has great credit art by Norman Rockwell.... I bought the book....don't remember reading it..... maybe it is good..... BUT the book had the portraits of the main characters by Rockwell and the Stagecoach, as does the movie. Very cool. Jerry Goldsmith's music is quite nice and the song Stagecoach to Cheyenne (Pockriss and Vance) and the twangy jews harp..... memorable!

Also...Remember, this is just on the verge of the Revolution....when the movies went akilter....the antihero came on etc. This is in the last tier of basic Nice Pleasant movies, when you knew who the good guys were and who the baddies were.... 1966. Italian spaghetti westerns were just being made this year, too.

The good writing from the first movie ....the basic plot is still here and it holds together.... This group of people have to or need to go to Cheyenne, even though it could mean attack from Indians. Danger.

Slim Pickens is Great as Buck, the Coach Driver and Van Heflin, the co-star of Shane, is fun to see in a western once more,too..... Enjoy!


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