The Great Locomotive Chase

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The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)

G 85 min - Action, Adventure, Drama, Family - 8 June 1956
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During the Civil War, a Union spy, Andrews, is asked to lead a band of Union soldiers into the South so that they could destroy the railway system. However, things don't go as planned when the conductor of the train that they stole is on to them and is doing everything he can to stop them. Based on a true story.

Director:  Francis D. Lyon
Writers:  Lawrence Edward Watkin

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During the Civil War, a Union spy, Andrews, is asked to lead a band of Union soldiers into the South so that they could destroy the railway system. However, things don't go as planned when the conductor of the train that they stole is on to them and is doing everything he can to stop them. Based on a true story.


Collections: Francis D. Lyon

Tagline: A true-life spy story of ultimate suspense. High speed and inconceivable bravery!

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  8 June 1956

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Production Companies:  Walt Disney Productions

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Runtime:  1 h 25 min
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The Light in the Forest

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The Light in the Forest (1958)

83 min - Adventure, Drama, Romance - 8 July 1958
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A young white man who spent his whole life raised by a Native American tribe is sent to live with his true family and must learn to fit in with the people he was taught to hate.

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A young white man who spent his whole life raised by a Native American tribe is sent to live with his true family and must learn to fit in with the people he was taught to hate.


Collections: Herschel Daugherty

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Language:  English
Release Date:  8 July 1958

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Runtime:  1 h 23 min

Davy Crockett and the River Pirates

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Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1956)

81 min - Comedy, Action, Adventure, Family - 18 July 1956
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Davy Crockett and his sidekick Georgie compete against boastful Mike Fink ("King of the River") in a boat race to New Orleans. Later, Davy and Georgie, allied with Fink, battle a group of river pirates trying to pass themselves off as Native Americans. Written by Ken Miller

Director:  Norman Foster
Writers:  Thomas W. Blackburn, Norman Foster

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Davy Crockett and his sidekick Georgie compete against boastful Mike Fink ("King of the River") in a boat race to New Orleans. Later, Davy and Georgie, allied with Fink, battle a group of river pirates trying to pass themselves off as Native Americans. Written by Ken Miller


Collections: Norman Foster

Tagline: THRILLING ADVENTURES...frontier giants join forces to challenge the might of the River Raiders.

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  18 July 1956

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Production Companies:  Walt Disney Productions

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Runtime:  1 h 21 min

Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

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Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (1955)

93 min - Action, Adventure, Family, Western - 25 May 1955
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Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russell fight in the Creek Indian War. Then Crockett is elected to Congress and brings his rough-hewn ways to the House of Representatives. Finally, Crockett and Russell journey to Texas and the last stand at the Alamo.

Director:  Norman Foster
Writers:  Thomas W. Blackburn

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Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russell fight in the Creek Indian War. Then Crockett is elected to Congress and brings his rough-hewn ways to the House of Representatives. Finally, Crockett and Russell journey to Texas and the last stand at the Alamo.


Collections: Norman Foster

Tagline: NOW...on the MOTION PICTURE SCREEN!

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  Spanish, English
Release Date:  25 May 1955

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Production Companies:  Walt Disney Productions

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Runtime:  1 h 33 min

Westward Ho, The Wagons!

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Westward Ho, The Wagons! (1956)

90 min - Adventure, Western - 20 December 1956
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The pioneering trail to Oregon was littered with constant danger. Yet, the hope of the "promised land" keeps American families westward bound despite overwhelming odds. A calm, clear-thinking pioneer attempts to lead a wagon train through territory occupied by Pawnees and Sioux. Along the way, the hardy settlers face horse thieves, kidnappers, and unpredictable Indian attacks in their push to establish a new life in the rugged West.

Director:  William Beaudine

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The pioneering trail to Oregon was littered with constant danger. Yet, the hope of the "promised land" keeps American families westward bound despite overwhelming odds. A calm, clear-thinking pioneer attempts to lead a wagon train through territory occupied by Pawnees and Sioux. Along the way, the hardy settlers face horse thieves, kidnappers, and unpredictable Indian attacks in their push to establish a new life in the rugged West.


Collections: William Beaudine

Tagline: Walt Disney tells the real story of the fighting families who won the West !

Genres: Adventure, Western

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  20 December 1956

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Production Companies:  Walt Disney Pictures

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min

Old Yeller

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Old Yeller (1957)

G 83 min - Adventure, Drama, Western - 25 December 1957
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Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860s. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited stay with the family, Travis reluctantly adopts the dog.

Director:  Robert Stevenson

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Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860s. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited stay with the family, Travis reluctantly adopts the dog.


Collections: Robert Stevenson

Tagline: All the heart, all the excitement of a great frontier adventure!

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Western

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  25 December 1957

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Production Companies:  Walt Disney Productions

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Runtime:  1 h 23 min