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The Last Wagon (1956) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Delmer Daves and produced by William B. Hawks.

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Video of the Week: “The Last Wagon” in Italian

By Marisa on Jun 17, 2015 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Ready to hone your language skills? This week’s video is the Richard Widmark Western opus The Last Wagon (1956) in its entirety, and entirely dubbed into Italian. Uncredited Timothy can be seen in the early moments of the film before getting killed by Widmark (the filming of which was apparent... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “The Last Wagon” revisited (3)

By Marisa on Mar 18, 2014 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Today we take another look at The Last Wagon (1956), directed by Delmer Daves. This is a great shot of Timothy as bad guy Cole Harper, set against beautiful Red Rock Crossing in Sedona, Arizona. Daves’ law degree from Stanford University ended up collecting dust after the film bug bit him whi... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “The Last Wagon” revisited (2)

By Marisa on May 28, 2013 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Today our pic revisits Delmer Daves‘ The Last Wagon (1956). Timothy received no screen credit for his admittedly minor role as bad guy Cole Harper. Here Cole and his father, Sheriff Bull Harper (George Mathews), shoot it out with renegade Comanche Todd (Richard Widmark). As I’ve mention... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “The Last Wagon” revisited (1)

By Marisa on May 1, 2012 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Today we take another gander at The Last Wagon (1956), shot in Arizona by director Delmer Daves. Tim and George Mathews are on the trail of Richard Widmark‘s Comanche Todd. My MSTie pals will recognize Mathews as the overworked guardian angel of the short X Marks the Spot (1944). He enjoyed a... Read full article


Video of the Week: “The Last Wagon”

By Marisa on Dec 28, 2011 From The Timothy Carey Experience

This week’s video is a montage of scenes from The Last Wagon (1956). Timothy can be glimpsed in the opening gun battle; his death scene is not included here, unfortunately, so don’t blink, etc.. ?Richard Widmark stomped me bad in a Western we made in Arizona, The Last Wagon,? Tim once sa... Read full article


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Sheriff Bull Harper: On foot through Apache country without no gun.
Cole Harper: Yeah.
Sheriff Bull Harper: This is his third day without food or water. I'm going to tell one and all that Commanche Todd was the bravest man I ever hung.


[after capturing Todd, Sheriff Harper offers to join Colonel Normand's wagon train]
Col. Normand: He's safe in your custody, I suppose. It's just that we got women and children with us.
Sheriff Bull Harper: He'll be safe. The first time he don't look safe, he'll get dead.


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Average Shot Length = ~6.7 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~6.1 seconds. Both values are fast for a reasonably early CinemaScope film.
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