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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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Ringo Kid
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Henry Gatewood (as Bob Cummings)
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Marshal Curly Wilcox
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Buck - Stagecoach Driver
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Mrs. Lucy Mallory
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Luke Plummer
Brad Weston ...
Matt Plummer
Joseph Hoover ...
Lt. Blanchard
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

Doc Boone (Bing Crosby) drinks coffee with a handful of salt in it. The salt is intended to make him vomit and get rid of any alcohol still in his stomach so that he can sober up faster. See more »

Goofs

In the final chase scene, as Ringo mounts the lead horse of the stagecoach team, he is obviously wearing sneakers instead of his cowboy boots. 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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not classic but well done
19 January 2005 | by (jewett city ct) – See all my reviews

stagecoach 1966 is a well made film. it only comes up short when compared to the original. Granted Alex Cord is no John Wayne, then again who is. If you look at the other actors and actresses their parts are a little more fleshed out. We learn a little more about the characters throughout the film as compared to 1939. This is another 20th Century Fox Film from my youth that deserves to be at least on VHS if not on DVD, just like the recently released to DVD, What A Way To Go. It amazes me that the film studios will pop out so many dvds that are dreck and ignore classic movies, there are other movies that deserve to be on DVD, such as Major Dundee, Fort Apache, Ride The High Country and others.


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