Union Pacific

77
  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama Western
  • Release year: 1939
  • Running time: 135 min
Veteran Dick Allen (Robert Preston) and gambler Sid Campeau (Brian Donlevy) plot to derail the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad at the behest of crooked banker Asa M. Barrows, a major investor in a competing railroad line who will profit from any delay. read more

Veteran Dick Allen (Robert Preston) and gambler Sid Campeau (Brian Donlevy) plot to derail the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad at the behest of crooked banker Asa M. Barrows, a major investor in a competing railroad line who will profit from any delay. Meanwhile, Allen and his old friend, railroad boss Jeff Butler (Joel McCrea), compete for the attention of Mollie Monahan (Barbara Stanwyck), beautiful postmistress and daughter of the railroad engineer.

Original Release

05/05/1939

US Release

05/05/1939

Cast

Barbara Stanwyck Mollie Monahan
Joel McCrea Jeff Butler
Akim Tamiroff Fiesta
Robert Preston Dick Allen
Lynne Overman Leach Overmile
Brian Donlevy Sid Campeau
Robert Barrat Duke Ring
Anthony Quinn Cordray
Stanley Ridges General Casement / Gen. Casement
Henry Kolker Asa M. Barrows
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Cecil B. DeMille

Writers

C. Gardner Sullivan, Walter DeLeon, Jesse Lasky Jr., Jack Cunningham, Ernest Haycox, Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, Jeanie Macpherson, Stanley Rauh

Cast

Barbara Stanwyck Mollie Monahan
Joel McCrea Jeff Butler
Akim Tamiroff Fiesta
Robert Preston Dick Allen
Lynne Overman Leach Overmile
Brian Donlevy Sid Campeau
Robert Barrat Duke Ring
Anthony Quinn Cordray
Stanley Ridges General Casement / Gen. Casement
Henry Kolker Asa M. Barrows
Francis McDonald General Dodge / Gen. Dodge
Willard Robertson Oakes Ames
Harold Goodwin Calvin
Evelyn Keyes Mrs. Calvin
Richard Lane Sam Reed
William Haade Dusky Clayton
Regis Toomey Paddy O'Rourke
Fuzzy Knight Cookie
Harry Woods Al Brett
Lon Chaney Jr. Dollarhide

Producers

William LeBaron Executive Producer
Cecil B. DeMille Producer
William H. Pine Producer

Editors

Anne Bauchens

1940 Oscar Best Effects, Special Effects Nominated
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