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How the West Was Won


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starring and narrated by Spencer Tracy
The epic story of the great American adventure, the conquest of the West, is mirrored in the fortunes of one pioneer family.
The Civil War directed by JOHN FORD The Railroad directed by GEORGE MARSHALL
The Rivers, The Plains, The Outlaws directed by HENRY HATHAWAY Holiday Films: pages 17-18


Unknown: Spencer Tracy
Directed By: John Ford
Directed By: George Marshall
Directed By: Henry Hathaway
Eve Prescott: Carroll Baker
The Marshal: Lee J Cobb
Jethro Stuart: Henry Fonda
Julie Rawlings: Carolyn Jones
Zebulon Prescott: Karl Maiden
Cleve Van Valen: Gregory Peck
Zeb Rawlings: George Peppard
Roger Morgan: Robert Preston
Lilith Prescott: Debbie Reynolds
Linus Rawlings: James Stewart
Charlie Gant: Eli Wallach
General Sherman: John Wayne
Mike King: Richard Widmark
Dora: Brigid Bazlen
Colonel Hawkins: Walter Brennan
Attorney: David Brian
Peterson: Andy Devine
Abraham Lincoln: Raymond Massey
Rebecca Prescott: Agnes Moorehead
General Grant: Henry (harry) Morgan
Agatha Clegg: Thelma Ritter
Deputy: Mickey Shaughnessy
Reb Soldier: Russ Tamblyn

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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