The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.

  1. George Marshall


  2. John Ford


  3. Richard Thorpe


  4. Henry Hathaway


  5. James R. Webb


  6. John Gay


Top Billed Cast

  1. Carroll Baker

    Carroll Baker

    Eve Prescott Rawlings

  2. Lee J. Cobb

    Lee J. Cobb

    Marshal Lou Ramsey

  3. Henry Fonda

    Henry Fonda

    Jethro Stuart

  4. Carolyn Jones

    Carolyn Jones

    Julie Rawlings

  5. Karl Malden

    Karl Malden

    Zebulon Prescott

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How the West Was Won
How the West Was Won



Status Released

Release Information

  • November 1, 1962


    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 42m

Budget $15,000,000.00

Revenue $50,000,000.00



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