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Breakheart Pass (1975)

John Deakin is being transported, as a prisoner, on a train with supplies and medicine to Fort Humboldt, Nevada.

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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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Breakheart Pass was the end of the line. See more »

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Roy Jenson, Eddie Little Sky and John Mitchum all previously appeared in Paint Your Wagon (1969), but in neither that film nor this do any of them share any screen time. See more »

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The villains in the plot commit a large number of murders, including the mass murder of the relief troops in the rear cars of the train. Levi Calhoun kills the Army telegrapher at Fort Humboldt in cold blood. Yet they keep all the remaining soldiers in the fort as live captives, conveniently allowing them to be quickly freed and re-armed in time to aid Deacon and Major Claremont. See more »

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Deputy U.S. Marshal Nathan Pearce: Well, let's get her done.
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Featured in Behind the Action: Stuntmen in the Movies (2002) See more »

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One of the best "Western" movies ever
9 March 1999 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This movie is a real classic. The movie takes its place on a train on its way to Fort Humboldt, and Charles Bronson acts as a man accused of many ill-doings. Suddenly people starts disappearing and the thrill of the movie has begun. The movie is excellently made and one can never figure out the ending. Personally I think that this is one of Charles Bronson's greatest movies and his co-actors also does a very fine job. This is also one of the best movies made out of Alistair Maclean's books - even if it doesn't completly follow the book.


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