THE HALLELUJAH TRAIL

(1965 Comedy/Western)




Donald Pleasence and Burt Lancaster




ALTERNATE TITLES:

LA CAROVANA DELL'ALLELUJA (Italian title)
SUR LA PISTE DE LA GRANDE CARAVANE (French title)



CAST AND CREW:

BURT LANCASTER (Colonel Thaddeus Gearhart)
LEE REMICK (Cora Templeton Massingale)
JIM HUTTON (Captain Paul Slater)
PAMELA TIFFIN (Louise Gearhart)
DONALD PLEASENCE (Oracle Jones)
BRIAN KEITH (Frank Wallingham)
MARTIN LANDAU (Chief Walks-Stooped-Over)
JOHN ANDERSON (Sergeant Buell)
TOM STERN (Kevin O'Flaherty)
DUB TAYLOR (Clayton Howell)

Produced and Directed by JOHN STURGES
Written by JOHN GAY
(Based on the novel by BILL GULICK)



SYNOPSIS:

During the winter of 1887, a temperance leader tries to keep a shipment of whiskey from entering Denver, Colorado.



PLEASENCE'S CHARACTER:

Pleasence plays Oracle Jones---a local guide/fortune-teller who gets all of his psychic visions after drinking shots of whiskey.



PORTRAITS AND STILLS:

  • DONALD PLEASENCE AS ORACLE JONES
    Photo courtesy of Tim Murphy

  • JOHN STURGES DIRECTING DONALD PLEASENCE
    Photo courtesy of Tim Murphy and John Ellis



    REVIEWS:

  • BOSLEY CROWTHER (The New York Times)
  • THE MOTION PICTURE GUIDE ANNUAL



    VIDEO/LASER DISC/DVD AVAILABILITY:

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    STAR LINKS:

  • BURT LANCASTER
  • LEE REMICK



    FILM LINKS:

  • INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE



    Photos 1965 MIRISCH-KAPPA / UNITED ARTISTS. All Rights Reserved.

    Logo designed by Karen Rappaport






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