Westward Ho the Wagons!1956

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Westward Ho the Wagons!
Directed by:
William Beaudine

Released on December 20 of 1956 in the USA, "Westward Ho the Wagons!" (also known as "Children of the Covered Wagon", "Carovana verso il West") is a Western/Family film directed by William Beaudine . Fess Parker is starring, alongside Kathleen Crowley, Jeff York, David Stollery, Sebastian Cabot and George Reeves.

Who directed "Westward Ho the Wagons!":

Westward Ho the Wagons! was directed by William Beaudine, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before Westward Ho the Wagons!, William Beaudine had directed Jail Busters, released in 1955, High Society (1955), Paris Playboys (1954), Born to the Saddle (1953), Jalopy (1953), and No Holds Barred (1952). Since, he directed Up in Smoke, released in 1957, In the Money (1958), Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966), Billy the Kid versus Dracula (1966), The Green Hornet (1974).

What was the release date of "Westward Ho the Wagons!":

Westward Ho the Wagons! was first released on Thursday, December 20, 1956, in the United States.. This was sixty-two (62) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, November 15, 1957 in Germany; Friday, September 20, 1957 in Italy and on Tuesday, August 19, 1958 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Westward Ho the Wagons!":

At the casting of Westward Ho the Wagons! we find Fess Parker, previously seen in Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1956) and The Great Locomotive Chase (1956); Kathleen Crowley (Seven Cities of Gold (1955), Female Jungle (1955)); Jeff York (Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1956), The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)) [ more... ]

  • Fess Parker, Jeff York and Morgan Woodward can be seen in The Great Locomotive Chase, released in 1956.
  • Anthony Numkena and John War Eagle have both also be seen in Pony Soldier, released in 1952.

What is the Storyline of "Westward Ho the Wagons!":

Summary: A wagon train must find another way than fighting to cross hostile Pawnee territory in 19th Century America.

A small group of families join together to travel to Oregon in 1846. Their leader is ostensibly James Stephen (George Reeves), who has made the trip before, and is now bringing his family along. John Grayson (Fess Parker), known as Doc for his ambition to study medicine, however, proves to be the real leader of the wagon train.

The pioneers deal with the elements and [...]

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