Westward the Women


Westward the Women

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This stark, no-nonsense outdoor drama stars Robert Taylor as a trail guide named Buck, who in 1851 is hired by California settler Roy Whitman to head a wagon train full of mail-order brides from Chicago to the West Coast. Buck must lead the expedition through treacherous territory.


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  • Jun 05, 2013
    An unvarnished look at the hard road that a group of women settlers have to face on a wagon train journey to California. Nothing is glamorized and the cost of the trip is honestly depicted as heavy with human lives. As with real life even in tough times there are humorous incidents that happen and they enrich the story and the film. A unique film with excellent direction. Hope Emerson stands out as a no nonsense, plain spoken traveler but all the performances are very good.
    jay n Super Reviewer
  • Nov 02, 2008
    This was a pretty good western movie. Interesting story of how a group of women trek west to find their mates when a town full of men request for women to marry. The endurance, and courage what they went through during the wild west. A must see.
    Donna D Super Reviewer

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