The Oregon Trail (1959)

NR 1959-08-31 (US) Western 1h 26m
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When the cry of a frontier on the move was '54-40 or fight' !


In 1846, a reporter for the New York Herald joins a wagon train bound for the Oregon Territory. He hopes to confirm a rumor that President Polk is sending in soldiers disguised as settlers in order to strengthen American claims to the Territory.

  1. Gene Fowler Jr.

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Louis Vittes

    Screenplay, Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Fred MacMurray

    Fred MacMurray

    Neal Harris

  2. William Bishop

    William Bishop

    Captain George Wayne

  3. Nina Shipman

    Prudence Cooper

  4. Gloria Talbott

    Gloria Talbott

    Shona Hastings

  5. Henry Hull

    Henry Hull

    George Seton

  6. John Carradine

    John Carradine

    Zachariah Garrison

  7. John Dierkes

    John Dierkes

    Gabe Hastings

  8. Roxene Wells

    Flossie Shoemaker

  9. Elizabeth Patterson

    Elizabeth Patterson

    Maria Cooper

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The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail

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Original Language English

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