"There's two kinds of people, them goin' somewhere and them goin' nowhere. And that's what's true."

~ Paint Your Wagon (1969)

Bend of the River

Two men with questionable pasts, Glyn McLyntock and his friend Cole, lead a wagon-train load of homesteaders from Missouri to the Oregon territory. They establish a settlement outside of Portland and as winter nears, it is necessary for McLyntock and Cole to rescue and deliver food and supplies being held in Portland by corrupt officials. On the trip back to the settlement, up river and over a mountain, Cole engineers a mutiny to divert the supplies to a gold mining camp for a handsome profit.

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  • Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Western
  • Release Date: 02/13/1952
  • Run Time: 91 minutes
  • Director(s): Anthony Mann
  • Writers: Borden Chase, William Gulick
  • Stars: James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Arthur Kennedy
  • Cast: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Rock Hudson, Jay C. Flippen, Julie Adams, Lori Nelson, Chubby Johnson, Stepin Fetchit, Harry Morgan, Howard Petrie, Frances Bavier, Jack Lambert, Royal Dano, Frank Chase, Cliff Lyons
  • Studios: Universal International Pictures (UI)

Bend of the River



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