How the West Was Won

How the West Was Won

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Director: Henry Hathaway, John Ford, George Marshall

Cast: Henry Hathaway, John Ford, George Marshall, James Stewart

     
 

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Follow a determined family on their westward journey in this American classic, arriving on DVD from Warner Home Video. Presented in the original 2.35:1 widescreen theatrical aspect ratio and featuring a closed-captioned English Dolby Digital Surround soundtrack, this release also offers an alternate French Dolby Digital Surround track in addition to optional English,… See more details below

Overview

Follow a determined family on their westward journey in this American classic, arriving on DVD from Warner Home Video. Presented in the original 2.35:1 widescreen theatrical aspect ratio and featuring a closed-captioned English Dolby Digital Surround soundtrack, this release also offers an alternate French Dolby Digital Surround track in addition to optional English, Spanish, and French subtitles. Abundant extra features that will have Western fans stampeding to buy this disc include a behind-the-scenes featurette, a "making of" featurette, a theatrical trailer, and an eight-page collectible booklet with facts, trivia, and production notes.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/12/2000
UPC:
0012569508521
Original Release:
1962
Rating:
G
Source:
Warner Home Video
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Surround]
Time:
2:35:00

Special Features

"The Making of How the West Was Won"; Interactive menus; Scene access; Languages: English and Français; Subtitles: English, Français, and Español

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Stewart Linus Rawlings
Henry Fonda Jethro Stuart
Gregory Peck Cleve Van Valen
Debbie Reynolds Lilith Prescott
Richard Widmark Mike King
George Peppard Zeb Rawlings
Karl Malden Zebulon Prescott
John Wayne Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman
Carolyn Jones Julie Rawlings
Robert Preston Roger Morgan
Eli Wallach Charlie Gant
Carroll Baker Eve Prescott
Lee J. Cobb Marshal Lou Ramsey
Brigid Bazlen Dora Hawkins
Walter Brennan Col. Hawkins
David Brian Attorney
Andy Devine Corporal Peterson
Raymond Massey Abraham Lincoln
Agnes Moorehead Rebecca Prescott
Thelma Ritter Agathe Clegg
Mickey Shaughnessy Dep. Stover
Russ Tamblyn Confederate deserter
Willis B. Bouchey Surgeon
Henry "Harry" Morgan Gen. Ulysses S. Grant
Walter Reed Actor
Joe Sawyer Ship's Officer
Carleton Young Union Soldier
Spencer Tracy Narrator
Kim Charney Sam Prescott
Jay C. Flippen Huggins
Claude Johnson Jeremiah Rawlings
Tudor Owen Parson Harvey
Jamie Ross Bruce
Bryan Russell Zeke Prescott
Clinton Sundberg Hylan Seabury
Lee Van Cleef Marty
Ken Curtis Union Soldier
John Damler Lawyer
Ken Dibbs Blacksmith
William Henry Staff Officer
Roy Jenson Henchman
Robert Nash Lawyer
Harvey Parry Henchman
Jack Pennick Corporal Murphy
Gil Perkins Henchman
Victor Romito Henchman
Harry Dean Stanton Gant gang member (billed as Dean Stanton)
Karl Swenson Train conductor
Jack Lambert Gant henchman
Christopher Dark Poker player
Gene Roth Riverboat poker player
James Griffith Poker player
Walter Burke Wagon poker player
John Larch Grimes
J. Edward McKinley Auctioneer
Mark Allen Colin
Charlie Briggs Barker
Paul Bryar Auctioneer's assistant
Beulah Archuletta Indian woman
Chuck Roberson Union soldier/stunts
Boyd "Red" Morgan Stunts
Rodopho (Rudy) Acosta Gant gang member
Sol (Saul) Gorss Henchman
Harry Monty Uncredited

Technical Credits
Henry Hathaway Director
John Ford Director
George Marshall Director
William H. Daniels Cinematographer
Ken Darby Score Composer
George W. Davis Art Director
William Ferrari Art Director
Arnold A. Gillespie Special Effects
Henry W. Grace Set Decoration/Design
Don Greenwood Set Decoration/Design
Dave Guard Songwriter
Addison Hehr Art Director
Robert R. Hoag Special Effects
Loren Janes Stunts
Milton Krasner Cinematographer
Harold Kress Editor
Joseph La Shelle Cinematographer
Charles B. Lang Cinematographer
William McGarry Asst. Director
Johnny Mercer Songwriter
Jack Mills Set Decoration/Design
Alfred Newman Score Composer
Walter Plunkett Costumes/Costume Designer
Robert Saunders Asst. Director
William Shanks Asst. Director
Robert Sidney Choreography
Bernard Smith Producer
Wingate Smith Asst. Director
William J. Tuttle Makeup
James R. Webb Screenwriter
Harold E. Wellman Cinematographer
Whiskeyhill Singers Songwriter

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Scene Index

Side #1
0. Scene Selections
1. Overture [4:27]
2. Credits [3:18]
3. Five Generations Ago [6:29]
4. The Erie Canal [3:26]
5. Linus Rawlings [7:42]
6. "Gone!" [2:33]
7. The Likker Pit [4:54]
8. Unsavory Dealings [5:58]
9. "Rapids Ahead!" [4:37]
10. "Oh, Linus." [4:52]
11. St. Louis: a Goldmine [5:16]
12. Alone and Single [3:56]
13. Westward the Women [4:35]
14. Raise a Ruckus [3:39]
15. Mr. Morgan Proposes [2:14]
16. "Cheyenne!" [4:31]
17. Cleve Returns: a Bust [3:26]
18. What Was Your Name [4:14]
19. Lily and Cleve [3:55]
20. Intermission and Entr'Acte [5:08]
21. Zeb Goes for a Soldier [7:52]
22. The Deserters [4:49]
23. Sherman and Grant [3:56]
24. Zeb Returns [4:55]
25. Railroad Troubles [7:16]
26. The Peacekeepers [4:22]
27. White Lies, Red War [10:17]
28. Lily Meets Hard Times [5:52]
29. Charlie Gant [6:40]
30. Gunning For Gant [11:39]
31. Home in the Meadow [4:45]
32. Exit Music [2:42]

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