The Hallelujah Trail (1965)

Genres - Comedy, Western  |   Sub-Genres - Comedy Western, Satire  |   Release Date - Jun 23, 1965 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 165 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

In The Hallelujah Trail, Lee Remick plays temperance leader Cora Templeton Massingale, who is determined to halt a shipment of whiskey headed for Denver. The shipment is being escorted by the US cavalry, under the guidance of Col. Thadeus Gearhardt (Burt Lancaster). As the Denver miners thirstily await the precious booze, Gearhardt must fend off not only Cora and her minions, but a bibulous tribe of Sioux warriors, headed by Chief Walks-Stooped-Over (Martin Landau)-not to mention an outsized sandstorm.




cavalry, Indian (Native-American)-chief, sandstorm, shipment, Sioux [Lakota], temperance, whiskey