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The Way West (1967)

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122 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

In 1843, a former U.S. Senator leads a wagon train of settlers to Oregon, but his megalomania leads to growing dissatisfaction with his leadership.
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Writers
Ben Maddow (screenplay) | Mitch Lindemann (screenplay) (as Mitchell Lindemann) | A.B. Guthrie Jr. (novel "The Way West")
Composer
Bronislau Kaper (as Bronislaw Kaper)
Cinematographer
Editor
Otho Lovering (as Otho S. Lovering)
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Updated May 24, 1967

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May 24, 1967 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Kirk Douglas
Senator William J. Tadlock Senator William J. Tadlock   See fewer
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Robert Mitchum
Dick Summers Dick Summers   See fewer
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Richard Widmark
Lije Evans Lije Evans   See fewer
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Lola Albright
Rebecca 'Becky' Evans Rebecca 'Becky' Evans   See fewer
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Jack Elam
Preacher Weatherby Preacher Weatherby   See fewer
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Stubby Kaye
Sam Fairman Sam Fairman   See fewer
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Michael McGreevey
Brownie Evans Brownie Evans   See fewer
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Harry Carey Jr.
Mr. McBee (as Harry Carey) Mr. McBee (as Harry Carey)   See fewer
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Connie Sawyer
Mrs. McBee Mrs. McBee   See fewer
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Michael Witney
Johnnie Mack Johnnie Mack   See fewer
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William Lundigan
Michael Moynihan Michael Moynihan   See fewer
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Elisabeth Fraser
Mrs. Fairman (as Elizabeth Fraser) Mrs. Fairman (as Elizabeth Fraser)   See fewer
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John Mitchum
Little Henry Little Henry   See fewer
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Patric Knowles
Captain Grant Captain Grant   See fewer
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Hal Lynch
Big Henry Big Henry   See fewer
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Timothy Scott
Middle Henry Middle Henry   See fewer
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Roy Glenn
Saunders Saunders   See fewer
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Paul Lukather
Mr. Turley Mr. Turley   See fewer
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Stefan Arngrim
William J. Tadlock Jr. William J. Tadlock Jr.   See fewer
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Roy Barcroft
Mr. Masters Mr. Masters   See fewer
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Eve McVeagh
Mrs. Masters Mrs. Masters   See fewer
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Peggy Stewart
Mrs. Turley Mrs. Turley   See fewer
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Anne Barton
Mrs. Moynihan Mrs. Moynihan   See fewer
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Nick Cravat
Calvelli Calvelli   See fewer
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Michael Keep
Indian Brave Indian Brave   See fewer
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Mike Lane
Sioux Chief (as Michael Lane) Sioux Chief (as Michael Lane)   See fewer
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Sally Field
Mercy McBee Mercy McBee   See fewer
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Katherine Justice
Amanda Mack Amanda Mack   See fewer
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Jack Coffer
Cattleman (uncredited) Cattleman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Everett Creach
Cattleman (uncredited) Cattleman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Elliott
Missouri Townsman (uncredited) Missouri Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarke Gordon
Caleb Greenwood (uncredited) Caleb Greenwood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hollis Hill
Bagpiper at Fort Hall (uncredited) Bagpiper at Fort Hall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Little Sky
Sioux Warrior (uncredited) Sioux Warrior (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gary Morris
Paw-Kee Mah (uncredited) Paw-Kee Mah (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mitchell Schollars
Indian Boy (uncredited) Indian Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hector Smith
Bagpiper at Fort Hall (uncredited) Bagpiper at Fort Hall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cowboy Asking About Bethel Bartholomew (uncredited) Cowboy Asking About Bethel Bartholomew (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Wexler
Barber (uncredited) Barber (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 2,183 votes