The great film Stagecoach that tells a story of strangers traveling along the dangerous Apache trail brought them both international fame and money. It is considered to be one of the most important works in the Western genre.
It was in 1939 when a not yet known young actor named John Wayne appeared. This $531,000 production was also a milestone in the career of John Ford. This film would become John Wayne’s first great Western.
Movie Plot: A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.
- Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
- Rated: Passed
- Released: 03 Mar 1939 in USA
- Runtime: 96 min
- Starring: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, Andy Devine, John Carradine
- BoxOffice: N/A
- Awards: Won 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 7 nominations.
Stagecoach was Written by Ernest Haycox (original story), Dudley Nichols (screen play) and directed by John Ford and produced by Walter Wanger Productions, Inc..