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3.3
246 Ratings

How the West Was Won

United States, 1962
Action, Drama, Western

Synopsis

A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century—including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.

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How the West Was Won Directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, Richard Thorpe

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1964 | 3 wins including: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen

1964 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1963 | Winner: Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board

1997 | Winner: National Film Registry

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