Canadian Pacific [Blu-ray] [1949]

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Overview

Special Features


  • Canadian Pacific on 16mm: Excerpts from 16mm CineColor print (18 min)
  • Canadian Pacific on 8mm (8mm, B/W)
  • Restoration Documentary: Recombining the restoring two-strip CineColor Components
  • Trailer Gallery

Synopsis


Canadian Pacific
Filmed on location in the Canadian Rockies, this historical adventure spins a fanciful account of the building of the Canadian Pacific railroad. Randolph Scott heads the cast as Tom Andrews, a rough-and-ready surveyor who meets and conquers all obstacles in the railroad's path. The biggest fly in the ointment is trapper Dirk Rourke (Victor Jory), who perceives the Canadian Pacific as a threat to his livelihood. Rourke foments an Indian uprising which very nearly destroys the railroad. But Andrews and his hardy band persevere. Jane Wyatt plays the heroine among more intelligent and self-reliant lines than is usual in films of this nature. Highly suspect on a historical level, Canadian Pacific is nonetheless an exciting piece of filmmaking, evocatively photographed in Cinecolor by Fred Jackman Jr. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew


  • Randolph Scott
    Randolph Scott - Tom Andrews
  • Jane Wyatt
    Jane Wyatt - Dr. Edith Cabot
  • J. Carrol Naish
    J. Carrol Naish - Dynamite Dawson
  • Victor Jory
    Victor Jory - Dirk Rourke
  • Nancy Olson
    Nancy Olson - Cecille Gautier





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