During the transcontinental railroad's construction, troubleshooter Jeff Butler (Joel McCrea) and his buddy Dick Allen (Robert Preston) end up on opposing sides when Allen partners with a man determined to delay the Union Pacific's progress by any means necessary. Director Cecil B. DeMille's epic Western won the Palme d'Or at Cannes and an Oscar nod for Best Special Effects. Barbara Stanwyck stars as Mollie Monahan, the woman both men pursue.
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- Cecil B. DeMille
- This movie is
- Top 100 Thrills nominee
- 1940 Academy Award®
- Best Visual Effects nominee
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
English, French, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it