The Great Locomotive Chase 1956

The Great Locomotive Chase

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It's the Civil War, and Union spy James J. Andrews (Fess Parker) is on a top-secret mission: to steal a Confederate train outside of Atlanta and take it back to Union territory in Tennessee, using it to sabotage and destroy Confederate supply routes along the way. But the train's conductor (Jeffrey Hunter) is on to Andrews and is determined to try his best to throw a wrench in the Union spy's plans before he delivers the train to his fellow soldiers.

Cast

Fess Parker
as James J. Andrews
Jeffrey Hunter
as William A. Fuller
Jeff York
as William Campbell
John Lupton
as William Pittenger
Eddie Firestone
as Robert Buffum
Kenneth Tobey
as Anthony Murphy
Don Megowan
as Marion A. Ross
Claude Jarman Jr.
as Jacob Parrott
Harry Carey Jr.
as William Bensinger
Lennie Geer
as J.A. Wilson
George Robotham
as William Knight
Stan Jones
as Wilson Brown
Marc Hamilton
as John Wollam
John Wiley
as John M. Scott
Slim Pickens
as Pete Bracken
W.S. Bearden
as Switchman
Harvey Hester
as Jess McIntyre
Robert Kent
as Henry Haney
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  • Mar 02, 2012
    Mid Fifties Disney film has the look and feel of one of that company's 60 films. Fess Parker was a handsome man but stiff as a board as an actor. Jeffrey Hunter who was a reasonably big name in '56 oddly relegated to a supporting role here. Some nice scenery and for history buffs an decent story but nothing special.
    jay n Super Reviewer
  • Jul 03, 2008
    A good Disney sanitized Civil war movie.
    Anthony V Super Reviewer

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