Across the Wide Missouri (1951)
Release Date: Oct 23, 1951 Wide
Average Rating: 3.2/5
User Ratings: 158
Clark Gable is the largely nonheroic hero of the sprawling western Across the Wide Missouri. A cunning trapper who lives purely by his wits, Gable avoids being scalped by the Blackfoot Indians by marrying Maria Elena Marques, the chief's daughter. This marriage of convenience also allows Gable to trap to his heart's content in Blackfoot territory. After bearing a child, Marques is killed by a warring tribe; the opportunistic Gable at first considers abandoning the child, but at long last does
Oct 23, 1951 Wide
Dec 11, 1991
María Elena Marqués
J. Carrol Naish
Capt. Humberstone Ly...
Chip Mitchell as an ...
Tin Cup Owens
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One of Clark Gable's and director William Wellman's weakest films, this is a sprawling Western, running only 78 minutes, butchered by the producer in the editing room.
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