Kansas Pacific

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Just before the Civil War (but after the South has seceded), Southern saboteurs try to prevent railroad construction from crossing Kansas to the frontier; army captain Nelson is sent out to oppose them. As the tracks push westward, Nelson must contend with increasingly violent sabotage, while trying to romance the foreman's pretty daughter Barbara.

  1. Ray Nazarro


  2. Daniel B. Ullman


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  1. Sterling Hayden

    Sterling Hayden

    Capt. John Nelson

  2. Eve Miller

    Eve Miller

    Barbara Bruce

  3. Barton MacLane

    Barton MacLane

    Cal Bruce

  4. Harry Shannon

    Harry Shannon

    Smokestack the Train Engineer

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    Tom Fadden

    Gus Gustavson the Train Fireman

  6. Reed Hadley

    Reed Hadley

    Bill Quantrill

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 13m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • February 22, 1953



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

Built By Bullets, Dynamite And Blood Stained Spikes!

Kansas Pacific is directed by Ray Nazarro and written by Daniel B. Ullman. It stars Sterling Hayden, Eve Miller, Barton MacLane, Harry Shannon, Tom Fadden and Reed Hadley. A Cinecolor production with music by Albert Sendrey and cinematography by Harry Neumann.

"In the years preceding the War between the States, `Bleeding Kansas' was split down the middle. Being a border state-and not legally committed to either side-Kansas was almost torn apart by its two equally violent factions.

A railroad to the West was being... read the rest.

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