California (1946)

California (1946)





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This western is set in 1848 and centers upon an AWOL Yankee who heads for California to find his fortune. Once there, the deserter gets involved in a major struggle with a pro-slavery Southern gentleman who wants to control the entire territory.
Action & Adventure , Drama , Western , Romance
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Paramount Pictures


Ray Milland
as Jonathan Trumbo
Anthony Quinn
as Don Luis
Barbara Stanwyck
as Lily Bishop
James Burke
as Pokey
Ian Wolfe
as James K. Polk
Barry Fitzgerald
as Michael Fabian
George Melford
as Delegate
Gavin Muir
as Booth Pennock
Frank Faylen
as Whitey
George Coulouris
as Capt. Pharaoh Coffin
Howard Freeman
as Sen. Creel
Will Wright
as Chairman
Roman Bohnen
as Col. Stuart
Don Beddoe
as Stark
Sam Flint
as Higgins
Dick Wessel
as Blacksmith
Joey Ray
as Pennock's partner
Stanley Andrews
as Willoughby
Harry Hayden
as Barrett
Frances Morris
as Elwyn's mother
Julia Faye
as Wagon Woman
Jack Baxley
as Cowhand
Philip Van Zandt
as Mr. Gunce
Virginia Farmer
as Second Town Matron
Kathrun Sheldon
as Gaunt Wagon Woman
Crane Whitley
as Abe Clinton
Fred Santley
as Delegate
Phil Tead
as Eddie, the Cashier
Dook McGill
as Coffin's Servant
Tony Parton
as Delegate
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Good old fashioned western in beautiful Technicolor. Barbara is tough and conflicted in the lead and just the woman for the job. She and Ray don't strike many sparks but they work well enough together and the supporting cast all do well in their stock characters.

jay nixon
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