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The Oregon Trail (1959)

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86 min | Western

In 1846, a newspaperman joins an Oregon Trail wagon train to verify rumors about the U.S. government sending troops disguised as settlers there in order to claim Oregon.
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Louis Vittes (story) (screenplay) | Gene Fowler Jr. (screenplay)
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Updated Sep 21, 1959

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Sep 1959 (United States)

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21 cast members
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Fred MacMurray
Neal Harris Neal Harris   See fewer
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William Bishop
Capt. George Wayne Capt. George Wayne   See fewer
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Nina Shipman
Prudence Cooper Prudence Cooper   See fewer
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Gloria Talbott
Shona Hastings Shona Hastings   See fewer
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Henry Hull
George Seton George Seton   See fewer
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John Carradine
Zachariah Garrison Zachariah Garrison   See fewer
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John Dierkes
Gabe Hastings Gabe Hastings   See fewer
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Roxene Wells
Flossie Shoemaker Flossie Shoemaker   See fewer
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Elizabeth Patterson
Maria Cooper Maria Cooper   See fewer
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Gene N. Fowler
Richard Cooper Richard Cooper   See fewer
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James Bell
Jeremiah Cooper Jeremiah Cooper   See fewer
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John Slosser
Johnny Johnny   See fewer
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Ralph Sanford
John Decker John Decker   See fewer
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Tex Terry
Brizzard Brizzard   See fewer
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Ollie O'Toole
James Gordon Bennett James Gordon Bennett   See fewer
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Arvo Ojala
Ellis Ellis   See fewer
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Ed Wright
Jesse Jesse   See fewer
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Oscar Beregi Jr.
Ralph Clayman (uncredited) Ralph Clayman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lumsden Hare
Sir Richard Wallingham, British Ambassador (uncredited) Sir Richard Wallingham, British Ambassador (uncredited)   See fewer
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Addison Richards
President James Polk (uncredited) President James Polk (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.3 / 10 | 231 votes