Walter wangers first production for allied artists, kansas pacific is more slick and polished than the usual budget western. The government dispatches an army engineer, john nelson sterling hayden, to oversee construction, and he initially rubs the wrong way both his proud boss barton maclane and his bosss feisty daughter eve miller. Kansas pacific the 1953 movie, trailers, videos and more at yidio. Kansas pacific 1953 sterling hayden, eve miller, barton. Kansas pacific 1953 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Army officer working undercover as a civilian, is assigned to aid in the construction of the vital easttowest kansaspacific railroad, on which the work is. Overview of kansas pacific, 1953, directed by ray nazarro, with sterling hayden, eve miller, barton maclane, at turner classic movies. Kansas pacific 1953 movie clip i figured it was just.
Kansas pacific 1953 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. With the civil war about to begin, southern saboteurs attack. However, this dvd has 1 awful video quality no detail in shadows and very poor sharpness. This movie delt with the pre civil war years, and the building of a railroad across kansas before the war. Sterling hayden, eve miller, barton maclane, harry shannon, tom fadden, reed hadley. Staring eve miller, reed hadley, tom fadden and harry shannon. With the civil war just about to begin, rebels are threatening the construction of the kansas pacific railroad. With the american civil war looming, construction of the pacific railroad is being held up in kansas, sabotaged by confederate sympathizers. Were your movie poster source for new releases and vintage movie posters. Representation in fiction the struggle to build the railway against the backdrop of the american civil war was depicted in the 1953 western movie kansas pacific, starring sterling hayden and eve miller. Cinecolor western film released by allied artists pictures and directed by ray nazarro. Some say the era of drivein movies has come and gone with the advent of megaplexes and netflix. He finally succeeds in weeding out the infiltrating southern.
An actionpacked, precivil war western staring sterling hayden as the two. Just log on to your verizon account and watch the latest shows online. Watch kansas pacific 1953 full movie free online streaming. Find movie and film cast and crew information for kansas pacific 1953 ray nazarro on allmovie. The kansas pacific railway kp was a historic railroad company that operated in the western united states in the late 19th century. Engineer nelson sterling hayden, posing as a civilian, but really an undercover union officer, visits with barbara eve miller before busting southern sympathizers looking to sabotage his rail crew, her dad barton maclane and pal harry shannon impressed, in kansas. As an extra interesting dimension to kansas pacific, i also found the music in this film to be of better quality than one might be accustomed. In steps general winfield scott himself who orders the kansas pacific rr to insinuate a young corp of engineers captain sterling hyaden, soon to be black listed in communistparanoid 1950s hollywoodundercover as a civilian structural engineer to help move things along. At a time when the first transcontinental railroad was being constructed by the central. Kansas pacific is directed by ray nazarro and written by daniel b. Kansas city public library off the wall film series. Kansas pacific 1953 stream and watch online moviefone. Walter mirisch of allied artists had walter wangers name put on the picture as a producer, although he was in prison for shooting agent jennings lang, whom he. But the kansas city metro is still doing it old school, with three traditional drivein movie theaters, which play two releases for the price of one and admit kids 11 and under for free, to a raft of informal outdoor summer movie venues that are free or nearly free for the entire family.
This article is within the scope of wikiproject kansas, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the u. Ray nazarro with the civil war about to begin, southern saboteurs attack. Everyone takes railroads for granted but people dont stop. Kansas pacific is the latest in the historic railroads series designed by david v. Every year there is a theme, such as sorta shakespeare. Set just before the civil war, the film concerts kansas pacific railroads westward expansion, a project stymied by the sabotage activities of southern sympathizers.
The rollicking, gentle orchestral tones were innovative and suitable to the story although possibly overused to generate the feelings of nostalgia, harmony and goodwill. The film offers a fictionalized account of the struggle to build the kansas pacific railway in the early 1860s just prior to the. From a content perspective, kansas pacific holds up pretty well. Oct 20, 2014 western 1953 73 minutes color in 1860, captain john nelson, a u. Army officer working undercover as a civilian, is assigned to aid in the construction of the vital easttowest kansas pacific railroad, on which the work is being continually delayed, by sabotage from and unknown group of sympathizers with the southern cause. In 1885, the railroad went before the supreme court in kansas pacific r. Pacific with the civil war about to begin, southern saboteurs try to prevent railroad construction from crossing kansas to the frontier. Kansas pacific kansas pacific, 1953, colour, spanish, full movie, cinetel. It was a federally chartered railroad, backed with government land grants. Representation in fiction the struggle to build the railway against the backdrop of the american civil war was depicted in the 1953 western movie kansas pacific, starring sterling hayden and. Kansas pacific 1953 with the american civil war looming, construction of the pacific railroad is being held up in kansas, sabotaged by confederate sympathizers.
Army officer working undercover as a civilian, is assigned to aid in the construction of the vital easttowest kansas pacific railroad, on which the work is. He supersedes barton maclane who is the foreman and has some time to romance maclanes daughter played by eve miller. Kansas pacific full movie sterling hayden, eve miller, barton. Great pg and pg films are shown every second friday, from may through september. Like chicago express before it, kansas pacific features six historic railroads vying for control in the 1800s usa as they go west. However, this dvd has 1 awful video quality no detail in shadows and very poor sharpness and 2 poor audio quality noisy and low fidelity. Kansas pacific 1953 has it all in glorious cinecolor. Kansas pacific 1953 ray nazarro cast and crew allmovie. I bought this print of the movie because it was the most expensive and hopefully, therefore, the best transfer. L assalto al kansas pacific dvd film di ray nazarro avventura. Sterling hayden, eve miller and barton maclane star in this thrilling tale of southern saboteurs attacking railroad construction at the dawn of.
Hayden is an army engineer sent by the government to oversee the construction of the kansas pacific railroad line. Watch kansas pacific online stream full movie directv. With the civil war about to begin, southern saboteurs attack frontier railroad construction. Kansas pacific on dvd 084296402090 from uav entertainment. Sterling hayden, eve miller and barton maclane director. Southern saboteurs attack frontier railroad construction. A cinecolor production with music by albert sendrey and cinematography by harry neumann. Kansas pacific sterling hayden eve miller barton maclane 1953 southern sympathizers block an army engineer sterling hayden building a railway to the west in 1860. Set just before the civil war, ray nazarros railroad drama stars sterling hayden as an army engineer battling confederate.
The rollicking, gentle orchestral tones were innovative and suitable to the story although possibly overused to. The film offers a fictionalized account of the struggle to build the kansas pacific railway in the early 1860s just prior to the american civil war. Dont let people miss on a great quote from the kansas pacific movie add it here. Kansas pacific sterling hayden full length western movie. It stars sterling hayden, eve miller, barton maclane, harry shannon, tom fadden and reed hadley. Kansas pacific is a perfectly watchable, albeit altogether unremarkable, western set in kansas on the eve of the civil war.
With the civil war imminent, southerners try to sabotage railroad construction. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. Kansas pacific movie posters from movie poster shop. Released 1953, kansas pacific stars sterlinghayden, evemiller, bartonmaclane, reedhadley the movie has a runtime of about 1 hr min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic, which. With sterling hayden, eve miller, barton maclane, harry shannon. Watch the full length movie of kansas pacific online or on the fios mobile app. Kansas pacific 1953 sterling hayden, eve miller, barton maclane.986 204 1057 664 324 406 346 1650 1295 20 773 695 1378 1418 329 1419 449 862 379 555 1271 1369 1487 999 1546 651 397 1014 1330 433 976 297 1070 1231 609 635 1423 172 219 326 1262 421 987 948 370