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Brigham Young (1940) was a Biographical - Historical Film directed by Henry Hathaway and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Kenneth Macgowan.

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Jonathan Kent: Even though we might be the last wagon, we'd never be the first to fall out.


Brigham Young: [to his people after reaching the Great Salt Lake] This is the place.


Joseph Smith: Perhaps it's time to show a different kind of courage... and do something besides being killed for what we believe.


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Moroni Olsen was the only principal cast member who was a Mormon. Dean Jagger was not a member of that church when he portrayed its leader, but he did join some 32 years later.
Charles Halton is in studio records/casting call lists for the role of "Prosecutor," but that role was played by Marc Lawrence.
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Also directed by Henry Hathaway




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