"I work at the cannery. I’m a fish masher."

~ Come See The Paradise (1990)

The Way West

In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who have joined his wagon train. He clashes with one of the new settlers, Lije Evans, who doesn't quite appreciate Tadlock's ways. Along the way, the families must face death and heartbreak and a sampling of frontier justice when one of them accid

  • Rated:
  • Genre(s): Adventure, Western
  • Release Date: 05/24/1967
  • Run Time: 122 minutes
  • Director(s): Andrew V. McLaglen
  • Writers: Ben Maddow, Mitch Lindemann
  • Stars: Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Richard Widmark
  • Cast: Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Richard Widmark, Lola Albright, Sally Field, Katherine Justice, Jack Elam, Stubby Kaye, Michael McGreevey, Harry Carey Jr., Connie Sawyer, Michael Witney, William Lundigan, Elisabeth Fraser, John Mitchum
  • Studios: Harold Hecht Productions

The Way West

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