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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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This adaptation of an Alistair MacLean paperback page-turner was released between the MacLean filmed-novel adaptations Caravan to Vaccares (1974) and Golden Rendezvous (1977). See more »

Goofs

In the entire movie the train is traveling up the mountain, but when we see the train running beside the river the current is moving the same direction as the train. See more »

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Deputy U.S. Marshal Nathan Pearce: There's more ways to pacify Indians than shootin' holes in them!
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Referenced in Call Me Angel, Sir (1976) See more »

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Finally, someone read the book BEFORE making the movie!
25 March 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Alistair MacLean has always been one of my favorite authors, dating back to my high-school days in the mid-'60s. He has written many outstanding books, and many films have been made from them. Too many times, however, the title is the only thing that remains the same.

Not in this case, however. Either MacLean himself was involved with this film, or the director actually read the book first before starting, as this film is faithful to the book. A rarity indeed.


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