Kansas Pacific

Overview

Walter Wanger's first production for Allied Artists, Kansas Pacific is more slick and polished than the usual budget western. Set just before the Civil War, the film concerts Kansas Pacific railroad's westward expansion, a project stymied by the sabotage activities of Southern sympathizers. Military officer John Nelson Sterling Hayden is assigned to make sure the railroad goes through. The film offers excellent performances from such usually stereotyped players as Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon, Douglas Fowley and...
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Overview

Walter Wanger's first production for Allied Artists, Kansas Pacific is more slick and polished than the usual budget western. Set just before the Civil War, the film concerts Kansas Pacific railroad's westward expansion, a project stymied by the sabotage activities of Southern sympathizers. Military officer John Nelson Sterling Hayden is assigned to make sure the railroad goes through. The film offers excellent performances from such usually stereotyped players as Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon, Douglas Fowley and James Griffith. Kansas Pacific's leading lady is Eve Miller, best known as Kirk Douglas' vis-a-vis in The Big Trees.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/29/2005
  • UPC: 089218470195
  • Original Release: 1953
  • Source: Alpha Video
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Time: 1:12:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 52,131

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sterling Hayden Capt. John Nelson
Eve Miller Barbara Bruce
Barton MacLane Calvin Bruce
Harry Shannon Smokestack
Tom Fadden Gustavson
Reed Hadley Bill Quantrill
Douglas Fowley Janus
Irving Bacon Casey
Myron Healey Morey
James Griffith Farley
Clayton Moore Stone
Jonathan Hale Gen. Winfield Scott
Douglas Hadley
Robert Keys Lt. Stanton
Technical Credits
Ray Nazarro Director
William Austin Editor
Walter A. Hannemann Editor
Dave Milton Art Director
Edward Morey Jr. Associate Producer
Harry Neumann Cinematographer
Albert Sendrey Score Composer
Marlin Skiles Musical Direction/Supervision
Dan Ullman Screenwriter
Walter Wanger Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
2. Chapter 1 [9:54]
3. Chapter 2 [12:11]
4. Chapter 3 [11:51]
5. Chapter 4 [12:34]
6. Chapter 5 [12:00]
7. Chapter 6 [12:20]
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