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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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Death rode the express to Breakheart Pass. See more »

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25 December 1975 (Finland)  »

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Although Carlos (Archie Moore ) appears in several scenes - including the famous rooftop fight - he only actually has two lines of dialogue, spoken in about a fifteen second interval. See more »

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When Gov. Richard Fairchild gets on the Indian pony during the train battle, he starts to put his foot in the stirrup of the saddle that is hidden beneath the Indian blanket just before the camera cuts away. See more »

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Frank O'Brien: What the hell are they shooting?
Deputy U.S. Marshal Nathan Pearce: When you tell an Indian things will be a certain way and then they're not, he's inclined to think maybe you crossed him.
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Referenced in Call Me Angel, Sir (1976) See more »

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Fine Action Western On A Train.
7 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

Based on Alistair MacLean's novel about a troop train transporting soldiers and medical supplies to a plague ridden fort, that is threatened by hijackers and other secrets from various characters like the territorial governor, doctor, and a mysterious prisoner.

Featuring a fine cast that includes Charles Bronson, Richard Crenna, Jill Ireland, Charles Durning, and Ed Lauter, this suspenseful and action filled western thriller(directed by Tom Gries) is great fun all the way, and also has a twist laden plot to keep the viewer guessing.

Some graphic violence at times, but intelligently done, and beautifully filmed on real snowy locations. If you love trains, you can't miss this one!


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