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The Iron Horse (1924) was a Western - Silent Films Film directed by John Ford and produced by John Ford.

The Iron Horse was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2011.

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Western legends on the Iron Horse!

By Clayton on May 28, 2016 From Phantom Empires

Western legends on the Iron Horse! 5/28/2016 0 Comments Hoss on a mini! I'm a big fan of westerns, from epics like THE BIG COUNTRY with Gregory Peck, to b-reel programmers like RAWHIDE, with the baseball legend Lou Gehrig. TV westerns ... Read full article


Western legends on the Iron Horse!

By Clayton on Feb 1, 2016 From Phantom Empires

Western legends on the Iron Horse! 2/1/2016 0 Comments Hoss on a mini! I'm a big fan of westerns, from epics like THE BIG COUNTRY with Gregory Peck, to b-reel programmers like RAWHIDE, with the baseball legend Lou Gehrig. TV westerns a... Read full article


O Cavalo de Ferro / The Iron Horse (1924)

By L? on Jul 8, 2014 From Critica Retro

O Cavalo de Ferro / The Iron Horse (1924) Em 1924, John Ford j? havia feito 51 filmes como diretor, entre curtas e longas-metragens, e tinha mais 42 cr?ditos como ator (sob o nome Jack Ford). Foi a? que a Fox resolveu contrat?-lo para dirigir “O Cavalo de Ferro”, que seria a respo... Read full article


O Cavalo de Ferro / The Iron Horse (1924)

By L? on Jul 8, 2014 From Critica Retro

O Cavalo de Ferro / The Iron Horse (1924) Em 1924, John Ford j? havia feito 51 filmes como diretor, entre curtas e longas-metragens, e tinha mais 42 cr?ditos como ator (sob o nome Jack Ford). Foi a? que a Fox resolveu contrat?-lo para dirigir “O Cavalo de Ferro”, que seria a respo... Read full article


O Cavalo de Ferro / The Iron Horse (1924)

By L? on Nov 30, -0001 From Critica Retro

O Cavalo de Ferro / The Iron Horse (1924) Em 1924, John Ford j? havia feito 51 filmes como diretor, entre curtas e longas-metragens, e tinha mais 42 cr?ditos como ator (sob o nome Jack Ford). Foi a? que a Fox resolveu contrat?-lo para dirigir “O Cavalo de Ferro”, que seria a respo... Read full article


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The production had it's own bootlegger. While doing a run one night, said bootlegger allegedly hit somebody with his car and killed them.
In the final scenes of the meeting of the West and East Railways, the director used the actual engines that did meet on that day.They were the Jupiter and Locomotive 116. This is mentioned in the film captions itself.
During the filming of a climactic gun battle, which took several days to film, the cast and crew awoke to find that an unexpected snowfall had blanketed the set. The crew, and most of the cast, set to work clearing the large set of the fresh snow, and amazingly were able to do so in about an hour.
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The Iron Horse

Released 1924
Inducted 2011
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