Western Union is a 1941 American Western film directed by Fritz Lang and starring Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, and Anthony Quinn. The film is based on the 1939 novel of the same name by Louis L'Amour. The film tells the story of a young man named Van Heflin (McCrea) who sets out to deliver a telegram across the American West in the 1860s. Along the way, he encounters a variety of challenges, including bandits, Indians, and a beautiful woman (Lake). Western Union was a critical and commercial success. It was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Expand

Western Union (1941)

Western · 1h 35m

IMDB Logo TheMovieDB Logo

Description

Western Union is a 1941 American Western film directed by Fritz Lang and starring Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, and Anthony Quinn. The film is based on the 1939 novel of the same name by Louis L'Amour. The film tells the story of a young man named Van Heflin (McCrea) who sets out to deliver a telegram across the American West in the 1860s. Along the way, he encounters a variety of challenges, including bandits, Indians, and a beautiful woman (Lake). Western Union was a critical and commercial success. It was nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Country

United States
Cast
Person Photo

Tony Urchel

Indian (uncredited)
Person Photo

Eddy Waller

Stagecoach Driver #1 (uncredited)
Person Photo

Ed Warren

Henchman (uncredited)
Person Photo

Blackie Whiteford

Posse Rider (uncredited)
Person Photo

Robert Young

Richard Blake
Person Photo

Randolph Scott

Vance Shaw
Person Photo

Dean Jagger

Edward Creighton
Person Photo

Virginia Gilmore

Sue Creighton
Person Photo

John Carradine

Doc Murdoch
Person Photo

Slim Summerville

Herman
Person Photo

Chill Wills

Homer Kettle
Person Photo

Barton MacLane

Jack Slade
Person Photo

Russell Hicks

Governor
Person Photo

Victor Kilian

Charlie
Person Photo

Minor Watson

Pat Grogan
Person Photo

George Chandler

Herb
Person Photo

Chief John Big Tree

Chief Spotted Horse (as Chief Big Tree)
Person Photo

Chief Thundercloud

Indian Leader
Person Photo

Dick Rich

Porky
Person Photo

Addison Richards

Capt. Harlow
Person Photo

Irving Bacon

Barber
Person Photo

C.E. Anderson

Old Timer (uncredited)
Person Photo

Arthur Aylesworth

Woody (uncredited)
Person Photo

Bill Beauman

Minor Role (uncredited)
Person Photo

Hank Bell

Telegraph Worker (uncredited)
Person Photo

Esther Brodelet

Dancer (uncredited)
Person Photo

Paul E. Burns

Stagecoach Depot Master (uncredited)
Person Photo

Bob Card

Telegrapher Worker (uncredited)
Person Photo

Clarence Chorre

Indian (uncredited)
Person Photo

Sonny Chorre

Indian (uncredited)
Person Photo

Bob Clark

Telegraph Worker (uncredited)
Person Photo

Cliff Clark

Sheriff (uncredited)
Person Photo

Russ Clark

Businessman (uncredited)
Person Photo

Tommy Coats

Henchman (uncredited)
Person Photo

Iron Eyes Cody

Indian Drinking Chemical Solution (uncredited)
Person Photo

J.W. Cody

Indian (uncredited)
Person Photo

Bahe Denetdeel

Indian (uncredited)
Person Photo

Earl Dobbins

Telegraph Worker (uncredited)
Person Photo

Larry Dods

Posse Rider (uncredited)
Person Photo

Ralph Dunn

Work Seeker (uncredited)
Person Photo

Frank Ellis

Camp Defender (uncredited)
Person Photo

John Epper

Indian (uncredited)
Person Photo

James Flavin

Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
Person Photo

Francis Ford

Eastbound Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
Person Photo

Tom B. Forman

Posse Rider (uncredited)
Person Photo

Jack Henry Fritz

Minor Role (uncredited)
Person Photo

Boone Hazlett

Indian (uncredited)
Person Photo

Reed Howes

Slade Henchman #2 (uncredited)
Person Photo

Sid Jordan

Posse Rider (uncredited)
Person Photo

Cecil Kellogg

Henchman (uncredited)
Person Photo

Tom London

Slade Henchman #3 (uncredited)
Person Photo

Harold A. Malendez

Minor Role (uncredited)
Person Photo

Kermit Maynard

Posse Rider (uncredited)
Person Photo

Frank McGrath

Posse Rider (uncredited)
Person Photo

Charles Middleton

Stagecoach Rider (uncredited)
Person Photo

Lucille Miller

Dancer (uncredited)
Person Photo

Frank Mills

Work Seeker (uncredited)
Person Photo

Joe Molina

Indian (uncredited)
Person Photo

Merlyn Nelson

Posse Rider (uncredited)
Person Photo

Herman Nowlin

Posse Rider (uncredited)
Person Photo

Steve O'Brien

Office Boy (uncredited)
Person Photo

George Plues

Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
Person Photo

Clint Sharp

Henchman (uncredited)
Person Photo

Jay Silverheels

Indian (uncredited)
Person Photo

Joe P. Smith

Indian (uncredited)
Person Photo

James P. Spencer

Indian (uncredited)
Person Photo

Harry Strang

Henchman (uncredited)
Crew
Person Photo

Fritz Lang

Director
Person Photo

Zane Grey

Writer
Person Photo

Robert Carson

Writer
Person Photo

Jack Andrews

Writer
Person Photo

George Bruce

Writer
Person Photo

Horace McCoy

Writer
Person Photo

Harry Joe Brown

Producer
Person Photo

Edward Cronjager

Cinematograpy
Person Photo

Allen M. Davey

Cinematograpy
Person Photo

Robert Bischoff

Editor
Person Photo

Gene Fowler Jr.

Editor
Person Photo

David Buttolph

Music
Person Photo

Bernard Freericks

Sound
Person Photo

Richard Day

Art
Person Photo

Albert Hogsett

Art
Similar Movies
Movie Poster

The Plainsman

Movie Poster

Stagecoach

Movie Poster

Dodge City

Movie Poster

The Westerner

Movie Poster

My Darling Clementine

Movie Poster

Red River

Movie Poster

The Searchers

Movie Poster

The Magnificent Seven

Movie Poster

How the West Was Won

Movie Poster

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Movie Poster

Once Upon a Time in the West

Movie Poster

The Wild Bunch

Movie Poster

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Movie Poster

McCabe & Mrs Miller

Movie Poster

The Outlaw Josey Wales

Movie Poster

Blazing Saddles

Movie Poster

Little Big Man

Movie Poster

Unforgiven

Movie Poster

Tombstone

Movie Poster

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Western Union

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

11/9/2016

Disc Title Front Cover

Western Union

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

Western Union

(DVD)

5/28/2013

MobileIcon
app store google play