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Pony Express (1953)

Approved | | History, Romance, Western | May 1953 (USA)
Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickock work to establish the Pony Express and fight Indians and California Separatists who seek to destroy it.

Director:

Jerry Hopper

Writers:

Charles Marquis Warren (screenplay), Frank Gruber (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Charlton Heston ... Buffalo Bill Cody
Rhonda Fleming ... Evelyn Hastings
Jan Sterling ... Denny Russell
Forrest Tucker ... Wild Bill Hickok
Michael Moore Michael Moore ... Rance Hastings
Porter Hall ... Jim Bridger
Richard Shannon Richard Shannon ... Red Barrett
Henry Brandon ... Joe Cooper
Stuart Randall ... Pemberton
Lewis Martin Lewis Martin ... Sgt. Russell
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Storyline

Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickok join forces to establish a mail route that can get mail from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, in ten days. Along the way they must battle bad weather, hostile Indians and outlaws intent on robbing the mail and shutting down the entire operation. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Across deserts...over mountains...through hostile Indian lands - they rode! See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le triomphe de Buffalo Bill See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,400,000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Nat Holt Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Porter Hall, who plays Jim Bridger in this movie about William F. Cody (aka "Buffalo Bill") and Wild Bill Hickok, played gunman Jack McCall who murdered Wild Bill Hickok (Gary Cooper) in The Plainsman (1936). See more »

Goofs

Even though a great distance was supposed to have been covered, the same relay stations are used in the initial ride regarding the federal slavery bill. See more »

Quotes

Evelyn Hastings: Mr. Cody, Mr. Cody, I can never thank you enough.
Captain William Frank 'Buffalo Bill' Cody: Sure you can if you want to.
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Connections

Remake of The Pony Express (1925) See more »

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Pony Express one more chapter of the America's history!!!
16 June 2019 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

I'm suspicious to talk about Charlton Heston, due l've been consider him the best actor ever, Pony Express l did watch it on first time in 1980, has an wrong Hollywood's dramatization for commercial purpose, joint Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickok in this enterprise, although they never attended in those facts, the picture is inaccurate, forgetting this outrageous mistake the picture worth a look, telling one more chapter of the America's history, Rhonda Fleming is in full shape, beauty than never, Forrest Tucker had a rare opportunity to play a good guy and Jan Sterling was at peak of her career, the simple presence of the Chuck, the picture get strong due his fabulous and resounding performance, an average production that deserves some recognition !!!

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First watch: 1980 / How many: 4 / Source: TV-DVD / Rating: 7


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