The Great Locomotive Chase (1956) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)

The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)

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In this Walt Disney film, also released under the title Andrew's Raiders,+James J. Andrews (Fess Parker) leads a band of Union spies into Confederate territory in order to capture an enemy locomotive during the Civil War. Things don't work out exactly as planned, however, leading Andrews and his gang on an action-filled journey.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Classics , Kids & Family
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In Theaters:
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Studio:
Walt Disney Productions

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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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Critic Reviews for The Great Locomotive Chase

All Critics (3)

It's an enjoyable adventure tale, especially for youngsters.

Full Review… | July 9, 2015
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Audience Reviews for The Great Locomotive Chase

A live-action Disney classic fueled by Walt's love of trains and based on a real historical event. A great cast and story make this well worth seeing. (First and only full viewing - 1/29/2010)

Adam R
Adam R

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 nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

½

A good Disney sanitized Civil war movie.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

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