Union Pacific

(1939)

Overview

One of the last bills signed by President Lincoln authorizes pushing the Union Pacific Railroad across the wilderness to California. But financial opportunist Asa Barrows hopes to profit from obstructing it. Chief troubleshooter Jeff Butler has his hands full fighting Barrows' agent, gambler Sid Campeau; Campeau's partner Dick Allen is Jeff's war buddy and rival suitor for engineer's daughter Molly Monahan. Who will survive the effort to push the railroad through at any cost?

  1. Cecil B. DeMille

    Director

  2. Jesse Lasky Jr.

    Screenplay

  3. Walter DeLeon

    Screenplay

  4. C. Gardner Sullivan

    Screenplay

  5. Ernest Haycox

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Barbara Stanwyck

    Barbara Stanwyck

    Mollie Monahan

  2. Joel McCrea

    Joel McCrea

    Jeff Butler

  3. Akim Tamiroff

    Akim Tamiroff

    Fiesta

  4. Robert Preston

    Robert Preston

    Dick Allen

  5. Lynne Overman

    Lynne Overman

    Leach Overmile

Full Cast & Crew

Union Pacific
Union Pacific

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • April 26, 1939
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • May 5, 1939
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 15m

Budget -

Revenue -

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