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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

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Western drama with John Wayne as a US cavalry officer on his last duty before retiring, escorting two women civilians to a stagecoach. The second in John Ford's cavalry trilogy. Show more

Contributors

Captain Brittles:
John Wayne
Olivia:
Joanne Dru
Lt Cohill:
John Agar
Lt Pennell:
Harry Carey Jr
Sgt Quincannon:
Victor McLaglen
Mrs Allshard:
Mildred Natwick
Dr O'Laughlin:
Arthur Shields
Major Allshard:
George O'Brien
Pony-That-Walks:
Chief John Big Tree
Director:
John Ford

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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Western. Marshal Guthrie McCabe (James Stewart) enters negotiations with the Comanches in order to secure the release of prisoners. But things do not go as smoothly as planned. Show more

Contributors

Marshal Guthrie McCabe:
James Stewart
First Lt Jim Gary:
Richard Widmark
Marty Purcell:
Shirley Jones
Major Frazer:
John McIntire
Elena de la Madriaga:
Linda Cristal
Sgt Darius P Posey:
Andy Devine
Judge Edward Purcell:
Paul Birch
Mr Harry J Wringle:
Willis Bouchey
Ortho Clegg:
Harry Carey Jr
Ole Knudsen:
John Qualen
Stone Calf:
Woody Strode
Director:
John Ford
Producer:
Stan Shpetner

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Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Classic John Ford western. Believing the Comanche have abducted his young niece, embittered Ethan Edwards sets out to save her, accompanied by hot-headed Martin. But their long quest takes its toll.

Contributors

Laurie Jorgensen:
Vera Miles
Ethan Edwards:
John Wayne
Martin Pawley:
Jeffrey Hunter
Lars Jorgensen:
John Qualen
Charlie McCorry:
Ken Curtis
Mrs Jorgensen:
Olive Carey
Rev Capt Samuel Johnston Clayton:
Ward Bond
Director:
John Ford
Brad Jorgensen:
Harry Carey Jr
Mose Harper:
Hank Worden

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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama based on a real event. When his transport plane crash-lands in Canada's icy wilderness, pilot Captain Dooley (John Wayne) must keep his crew alive as they wait to be rescued. Show more

Contributors

Captain Dooley:
John Wayne
Captain Stutz:
Lloyd Nolan
Colonel Fuller:
Walter Abel
Mac McMullen:
James Arness
Willie Moon:
Andy Devine
JH Handy:
Allyn Joslyn
Murray, Dooley's Navigator:
Jimmy Lydon
Ralph Hunt, Moon's Co-Pilot:
Harry Carey Jr
Stankowski, Dooley's Engineer:
Hal Baylor
Frank Lovatt, Dooley's Co-Pilot:
Sean McClory
D'Annunzia, Dooley's Radio Man:
Wally Cassell
Producer:
John Wayne

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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Civil War western. After a long drive to deliver cattle to the Unionists, Alvarez Kelly (William Holden) is kidnapped by Confederate colonel Tom Rossiter (Richard Widmark). Show more

Contributors

Alvarez Kelly:
William Holden
Colonel Tom Rossiter:
Richard Widmark
Lt Farrow:
Donald Barry
Corporal Peterson:
Harry Carey Jr
Liz Pickering:
Janice Rule
Major Albert Stedman:
Patrick O'Neal
Captain Angus Ferguson:
Roger Carmel
Sergeant Hatcher:
Richard Rust
Captain Towers:
Arthur Franz
John Beaurider:
Duke Hobbie
McIntyre:
Howard Caine
Charity Warwick:
Victoria Shaw
General Kautz:
Barry Atwater
Lieutenant Farrow:
Don 'Red' Barry
Ely Harrison:
Mauritz Hugo
Captain Williams:
Robert Morgan
Producer:
Sol C Siegel
Composer:
John Green
Director of photography:
Joseph MacDonald

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

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Western. A group of Mormons head west in search of the promised land, encountering fugitive gunfighters and Native Americans on the way. With Ben Johnson and Ward Bond. Show more

Contributors

Travis Blue:
Ben Johnson
Denver:
Joanne Dru
Elder Wiggs:
Ward Bond
Uncle Shiloh Clegg:
Charles Kemper
Dr A Locksley Hall:
Alan Mowbray
Sister Ledyard:
Jane Darwell
Fleuretty Phyffe:
Ruth Clifford
Adam Perkins:
Russell Simpson
Prudence Perkins:
Kathleen O'Malley
Director:
John Ford

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