Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny ... See full summary »
In New Mexico, a Confederate veteran returns home to find his fiancée married to a Union soldier, his Yankee neighbors rallied against him and his property sold by the local banker who then hires a gunman to kill him.
Comedy-drama about a middle-aged Italian businessman Vittorio Gassman who is married to Eleanor Parker and is innocently introduced one day to a schoolgirl with pigtails named Carolina. ... See full summary »
After the Civil War, ex-Confederate soldiers heading for a new life in Mexico run into ex-Union cavalrymen selling horses to the Mexican government but they must join forces to fight off Mexican bandits and revolutionaries.
A group of unlikely traveling companions find themselves on the same stagecoach to Cheyenne. They include a drunken doctor, a bar girl who's been thrown out of town, a professional gambler, a traveling liquor salesman, a banker who has decided to embezzle money, a gunslinger out for revenge and a young woman going to join her army captain husband. All have secrets but when they are set upon by an Indian war party and then a family of outlaws, they find they must all work together if they are to stay alive.Written by
Bing Crosby's daughter was the Mrs Mallory in the third making of Stagecoach with Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, etc. See more »
During the Indian attack when the view is from above and the camera pans to a helicopter shot, you can see the shadow of the helicopter briefly at the top of the screen, behind the horseback riders. This occurs around 1h29m into the film on some prints. See more »
Put out that cigar! You're annoying the lady.
Doc Josiah Boone:
Oh, I'm sorry Ma'am I'm so fond of the weed myself I sometimes forget it's unpleasant to others. Excuse me.
If you're a gentleman you'd know better to never smoke in the presence of a lady.
Doc Josiah Boone:
You know last week I took a bullet out of a fellow who had been shot by a gentleman. The bullet was in the back.
Are you insinuating?
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The closing credits list the cast as painted by Norman Rockwell See more »
You see Bing, Red, Ann, and so forth, and you might skip this, but if you ignore the "fading star" thing and just enjoy it as a little play put on by some true pros, you'll enjoy this. It has one of the best chase scenes ever, with Indians and Helicopter shots of the racing horses and stage, it has a great performance by Bob Cummings and Kennan Wynn, and I actually felt the hair coming up on the back of my neck during the storm on the cliff, even though I knew it was just a process shot against a painting. It's not Shakespeare, but hey, it's a fun 1960's good ole American film just as TV production values and over lit sound stages were taking over film making and as the last reviewer said, just before the Anti Hero revolution.
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