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Director:
Writers:
Joseph Landon (screenplay)
Dudley Nichols (based on a screenplay by)
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Release Date:
15 June 1966 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
These Were The Ten Who Fought Indians, Outlaws And Each Other As They Rode To Greatness On The Stagecoach To Cheyenne!
Plot:
A group of unlikely traveling companions find themselves on the same stagecoach to Cheyenne. They include a drunken doctor... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Ann-Margret ... Dallas

Red Buttons ... Peacock

Mike Connors ... Hatfield (as Michael Connors)

Alex Cord ... Ringo Kid

Bing Crosby ... Doc Josiah Boone

Robert Cummings ... Henry Gatewood (as Bob Cummings)

Van Heflin ... Marshal Curly Wilcox

Slim Pickens ... Buck, Stagecoach Driver

Stefanie Powers ... Mrs. Lucy Mallory

Keenan Wynn ... Luke Plummer
Brad Weston ... Matt Plummer
Joseph Hoover ... Lt. Blanchard
John Gabriel ... Capt. Jim Mallory
Oliver McGowan ... Mr. Haines
David Humphreys Miller ... Billy Pickett
Bruce Mars ... Dancing Trooper
Brett Pearson ... Drunken Sergeant
Muriel Davidson ... Mrs. Ellouise Gatewood
Ned Wynn ... Ike Plummer
Norman Rockwell ... Townsman
Edwin Mills ... Sergeant Major
Hal Lynch ... Jerry the Bartender
The Westernaires
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Adler ... Clem (uncredited)
Harry Carter ... Poker Player (uncredited)
Walker Edmiston ... Cheyenne Wells Fargo Agent (uncredited)
Chief Sky Eagle ... Indian Chief (uncredited)
Kam Tong ... Waldo (uncredited)
Barbara Wilkin ... Susan - Saloon Girl (uncredited)
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Directed by
Gordon Douglas 
 
Writing credits
Joseph Landon (screenplay)

Dudley Nichols (based on a screenplay by)

Ernest Haycox (from a story by)

Produced by
Alvin G. Manuel .... associate producer
Martin Rackin .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jerry Goldsmith 
 
Cinematography by
William H. Clothier (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Hugh S. Fowler 
 
Art Direction by
Herman A. Blumenthal 
Jack Martin Smith 
 
Set Decoration by
Stuart A. Reiss (set decorations)
Walter M. Scott (set decorations)
 
Makeup Department
Margaret Donovan .... supervising hair stylist
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair styles for Ann-Margaret created by
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
Marvin G. Westmore .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Harry Caplan .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ray Kellogg .... second unit director
Joseph E. Rickards .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Don B. Greenwood .... property master (uncredited)
Dennis J. Parrish .... assistant property master (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bernard Freericks .... sound
Elmer Raguse .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Gerald Endler .... mechanical effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
L.B. Abbott .... special photographic effects
Emil Kosa Jr. .... special photographic effects
 
Stunts
Conrad Bachmann .... stunts (uncredited)
Jerry Brown .... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Burk .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Coffer .... stunts (uncredited)
Bennie E. Dobbins .... stunts (uncredited)
Tom Hennesy .... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Herron .... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Hudkins .... stunts (uncredited)
John Hudkins .... stunts (uncredited)
Leroy Johnson .... stunts (uncredited)
Archie Fire Lame Deer .... stunts (uncredited)
Bob May .... stunts (uncredited)
Hal Needham .... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Sheppard .... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Smith .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator
Laurindo Almeida .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Robert Bain .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Bill Brown .... music arranger: vocal arrangements (uncredited)
Alexander Courage .... conductor (uncredited)
Mike Deasy .... musician (uncredited)
Carl Fortina .... musician: accordion (uncredited)
Alexander Gerens .... music copyist (uncredited)
Jerry Goldsmith .... conductor (uncredited)
Wally Heglin .... music copyist (uncredited)
Artie Kane .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Milton Kestenbaum .... musician: bass (uncredited)
Tommy Morgan .... musician: harmonica (uncredited)
Howard A. Roberts .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
David Tamkin .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Urban Thielmann .... orchestra contractor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (uncredited)
James E. Haynes .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Arthur Steloff .... production assistant
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

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Runtime:
115 min | USA:110 min (FMC Library Print)
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono | 4-Track Stereo (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:G | Australia:PG (TV rating) | Finland:K-16 | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | USA:Approved (MPAA rating: certificate #21084) | West Germany:16 (nf)

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Trivia:
Bing Crosby's last cinema movie.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): While driving the team, Slim Pickens calls out the horses names, but even after a change of horses he calls out the same names.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Stagecoach To CheyenneSee more »

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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
For once a sequel worthy of the original, 14 August 2006
Author: mtmv from Calgary. Canada

When I first saw this movie in 1966 I was vaguely aware it was a remake but I had never seen the original. The premise - a group of vivid characters traveling together across Indian territory - is a classic formula. The key to making this work is the casting, which in this case is as perfect as the original. The interplay between Bing Crosby, as the drunken doctor, and Red Buttons, a traveling liquor salesman, is particularly delightful. Bing Crosby had a comedic style that brought out the best in anyone cast as his foil (see Bob Hope) and his performance here is worth the two hours alone. Bob Cummings, the quintessential movie nice guy, is terrific as the nervous thief on the run. Van Heflin and Slim Pickens are exactly the kind of guys you'd want at the reins of a stagecoach making a run for your life. Ann-Margret, Stefanie Powers, Mike Connors and Alex Cord do what they can with parts that were perhaps too closely patterned on the originals. Although movies of this type can at times seem contrived - with events and action occurring at the most inconvenient moments - you have to give a little leeway for dramatic license. Who would want to see a movie where nothing happens? As for the action this movie delivers - the Indian attack and chase scenes through the mountains are every bit as compelling and edge-of-your-seat thrilling as the original. And the music, by Jerry Goldsmith, is a classic in western movie scores - I remember wearing out my soundtrack album of it back in the sixties. Overall, far from being a pale imitation of the original as some have suggested, this movie stands on it's own because of the performances and crackling good direction.

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