The Hallelujah Trail (1965)

The Hallelujah Trail (1965)

Released: 1965
Genre: Comedy, Genre, Western
Director: John Sturges
Starring: Jim Hutton, Lee Remick, Burt Lancaster, ,
Run time: 165 min
IMDb: 6.6/10
Country: USA
Views: 118906

Synopsis

Storyline:
A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the valuable cargo.
Written by
Steve Crook <[email protected]>
User Reviews: I saw the movie when I was a very young man (20’s) and absolutely loved its spirit. It was great to see seasoned actors playing their roles broadly and for laughs. It is very unusual to see Burt Lancaster blustering this much and Lee Remick is a perfect foil for him. A young Martin Landau has obvious fun in the role of the Indian guide. The gem of casting was Donald Pleasence as the hilarious visionary who "sees" the alcoholic wagon train as it crosses the plains, giving the movie its name.

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