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Breakheart Pass (1975)

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Train with medical supplies and small U.S. Army unit is heading through Rocky mountains towards plagued Fort Humboldt. Among its passengers are territory governor, priest, doctor and U.S. ... See full summary »

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Train with medical supplies and small U.S. Army unit is heading through Rocky mountains towards plagued Fort Humboldt. Among its passengers are territory governor, priest, doctor and U.S. Marshal with his prisoner, John Deakin. However, nothing on that train is what it seems. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Legendary stuntman Yakima Canutt's final movie credit, marking the end of a 55-year career. His first picture had been The Girl Who Dared (1920). See more »

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When the train is seen from a distance smoke from the steam engine covers the roofs of the train cars. When Deakin is fighting on top of the train, there is no smoke at all. See more »

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John Deakin: You hurt?
Maj. Claremont: Only my dignity.
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Referenced in Call Me Angel, Sir (1976) See more »

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good, solid western
28 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie is a little too long, the plot isn't the greatest, and it "drags" here and there, but all the actors are excellent - Richard Crenna and Ben Johnson in particular. Charles Bronson does what he does best - be Charles Bronson. It has good stunts, and plenty of action - what you expect from a Western. To me the main item of interest is that Yakima Canutt, the first great movie stuntman, and later a great stunt coordinator, was the 2nd unit director. It was his last movie. He died the next year - 1976. He started in silent movies, worked with John Wayne on many occasions, and staged the chariot race in the nine-Oscar winning "Ben Hur." It's fitting that his last movie was a Western.


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