How the West Was Won

How the West Was Won (1962)

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  • Genre: Western
  • Release Date: 1962-11-02
  • User Rating: 7.0/10 from 398 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 42min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Directors: , , .
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The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.

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    Writing Johnny Mercer Lyricist
    Sound Van Allen James Sound Editor
    Crew Sol Gorss Stunts
    Camera Charles Lang Director of Photography
    Camera William H. Daniels Director of Photography
    Crew Dean Smith Stunts
    Art Henry Grace Set Decoration
    Camera Joseph LaShelle Director of Photography
    Crew Harvey Parry Stunts
    Costume & Make-Up Sydney Guilaroff Hairstylist
    Crew Richard Farnsworth Stunts
    Editing Harold F. Kress Editor
    Crew Ted Mapes Stunts
    Directing John Ford Director
    Sound Alfred Newman Original Music Composer
    Sound Alfred Newman Conductor
    Camera Milton Krasner Director of Photography
    Art George W. Davis Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up Walter Plunkett Costume Design
    Art Addison Hehr Art Direction
    Crew Roy Jenson Stunts
    Directing Hank Moonjean Assistant Director
    Sound Franklin Milton Recording Supervision
    Directing George Marshall Director
    Writing John Gay Writer
    Sound Ken Darby Vocals
    Writing Ken Darby Lyricist
    Art William Ferrari Art Direction
    Crew Charles Schulthies Special Effects Technician
    Costume & Make-Up William Tuttle Makeup Designer
    Visual Effects A. Arnold Gillespie Visual Effects
    Sound Leo Shuken Orchestrator
    Directing Henry Hathaway Director
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    Crew Chuck Roberson Stunts
    Crew Chuck Roberson Stunt Double
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    Writing James R. Webb Writer
    Directing Richard Thorpe Special Guest Director
    Production Bernard Smith Producer
    Crew Richard Talmadge Stunt Coordinator
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    Camera Owen Marsh Camera Technician
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    Crew Boyd 'Red' Morgan Stunts
    Sound Robert Emmett Dolan Conductor
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    Sound Robert Armbruster Conductor
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