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6 Ratings


Directed by John Farrow
United States, 1947
Western, Romance


Epic account of how California became a state, featuring a wagon train, the Gold Rush, a wicked saloon queen, and an evil profiteer.

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California Directed by John Farrow

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  • Hugo Poderoso's rating of the film California

    Instead of talking about the story, Stanwick or the long takes, I'll leave a silly boutade: those impressive big-budget ultralong shots, that show a lot of wagons spread all over the landscape in different movements or orientations (particularly one at the beginning, the "California or bust" left pan), can we think of them as an early version of Land Art?

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