Carroll Naish rides for help. Not one of Randy's best check out Ride Lonesome or 7 Men From Now for that but not horrible either. Saboteurs cause a series of explosions, closing down railway construction for the winter. Andrews goes after Rourke and Cagle and, as the Indians prepare for a final attack, shoots Cagle. Again, this isn't an ideal audio experience, but the restoration team does a fine job massaging quality out of damage. Edith Cabot Jane Wyatt ends up tending to him. He and Rourke get into a fist fight, which is broken up by.
Narration is minimal, but comparisons are plentiful, providing the viewer with a larger understanding of this extraordinary effort to bring a feature once doomed to black and white presentations back to its original color state. After finding a vital pass through the Canadian Rockies for the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Tom Andrews tells his boss Cornelius Van Horne that he is resigning to marry the girl he loves, Cecille Gautier. Suspecting Rourke of having caused the explosion that injured Andrews, she decides to join him at the hospital, but is dissuaded by Dynamite, who persuades her to return home to gather evidence and to pass it on to him. Dramatics may not always be riveting, but sweep is secured. Andrews also has female help. The construction camp's doctor, Edith Cabot, gives her own blood in a transfusion to save Tom's life.
Scott leads with defined heroism and determination, also offering satisfying chemistry with co-stars Jane Wyatt and Nancy Olson. Carroll Naish lives up to his name, smoking a little dynamite with the Blackfeet. The next year, Randy made the top ten box office stars for the first of four consecutive times. Cecille looks on as Andrews joins the train and it moves off, but after saying goodbye to Edith, he jumps off and comes back to her. After discovering a pass that would allow the railroad to continue all the way to the Pacific, Andrews quits the railroad life and returns to Calgary to visit his fiancée, the lovely Cecile Gautier Nancy Olson. Wholly fictitious but nonetheless entertaining saga of the building of the Canadian Pacific Railroad. Randolph Scott is one of my favorites! To keep the peace and because Cecille's father sides with Rourke , Andrews decides to return to work on the railway; Cecille, not understanding and upset at his intention to spend another year away, breaks their engagement.
Then the movie quickly shifts into a rather mediocre frontier melodrama before settling into its natural rhythm. Maybe that was what made it seem slower in pace, but now, after a few times of seeing this, we've come to really appreciate it, not only for the true-to-life aspect of it, but the sheer beauty of the scenic photography in it. I'm sure that Cariboo Trail which I also bought based on rave reviews} is just as bad, because it's also Cinecolor, but Union Pacific looks fantastic. If you are a Scott fan, you should buy this Blu-Ray restoration movie. I have never seen any color representation of it, just black and white copies, so restoration of it may be impossible. K-L's German restoration partners spent over a year searching and then restoring a print that looks nearly pristine. The track is far from precise, but it's perfectly acceptable, handling dialogue exchanges adequately.
I hope I got your attention. Tom Andrews arbeitet als Ingenieur am Bau der Canadian-Pacific-Eisenbahnlinie. Rourke versucht deshalb Toms Verlobter Cecille einzureden, dass Tom eigentlich in Edith verliebt ist. I just finished viewing Canadian Pacific starring Randolph Scott from 1949. Carrol Naish, Victor Jory, Nancy Olson. The construction camp's doctor, Edith Cabot, gives her own blood in a transfusion to save Tom's life.
Nevertheless, she patches him up from the occasional bullet wound, and presides over his lengthy recovery when he is grievously injured by a dynamite blast triggered by a shot from Rourke. Already with a fiancé, a keen and ripe local, Scott shacks up with a doctor working on the line. Kino Lorber has done the best they could to restore the film, but it's all for naught. Aided by Dynamite Dawson, Tom finds evidence of Rourke's work against the railroad construction and almost loses his life when Rourke fires into some crates of dynamite Tom is unloading. He is unsuccessful at dissuading a metis meeting from supporting Rourke, and returns to the railroad. Aiding him in his efforts is Dynamite Dawson Naish , a sidekick that could have just as easily been portrayed by Gabby Hayes.
Hearing of trouble at the camp, Andrews prepares to return, but Edith persuades him not to wear a gun. Andrews heads for Calgary to his girlfriend, Cecille Gautier. At 21, she was thirty years younger than Scott. This Bluray is an absolute horror. Directed by the prolific Edwin L. The second time we watched this, the story-line was much clearer. At the camp, Dynamite Dawson tells Andrews of his suspicion that Indians have been stealing dynamite; Andrews later finds several cases of dynamite buried at an Indian village.
Andrews and Cecille's father John Parrish attend a meeting at which Rourke campaigns against the railway, claiming it will mean the end of trade in the area. The railroad extension effort is led by Cornelius Van Horne Robert Barrat , who persuades Andrews to come back to the railroad instead of marrying Cecille. A physician who soon becomes romantically involved with her recovering patient, Cabot also has strident pacifist views and is charming enough to temporarily convince Andrews not to wear his gun belt. Rourke intercepts her and tells her that Tom is in love with the lady doctor, but she bullwhips. Is going directly to my Randolph Scott collection. From Cecille, Tom learns that fur trader Dirk Rourke fears the coming of the railroad because it threatens his hold on the Indians and other trappers. When she objects, her father threatens to disown her.
Carroll Naish, Nancy Olson, Jane Wyatt, Robert Barrat 1949; Dir: Edwin L. Canadian Pacific should probably be seen in proximity to Red River, if for nothing else, both John Wayne and Randy are called Tom, and both Colleen Gray and Nancy Olson, in her first film, caress that name as we would all like our names caressed. . The restora- tiom two strip Cinecolor is unbelievable. This was one of them. It seemed like it was not available in color anywhere.
It's breath-taking and beautiful, very rugged and beautiful country. From Cecille, Tom learns that fur trader Dirk Rourke fears the coming of the railroad because it threatens his hold on the Indians and other trappers. I don't think the Blu-ray treatment is up to par. The animosity between Rourke and Andrews is complicated by the fact that they both fancy the same girl—Cecille Gautier Nancy Olson, in her first significant screen role , daughter of a metis leader. Tom and Rorke have a bitter fight over Cecille, and Tom asks her to wait for him, as he has to go back and finish his job with the railroad. This was an attempt in a way to remake Cecil B. It should be noted that this film, and its brothers, Cariboo Trail and Fighting Man of the Plains were part of a three film project between Randolph Scott and producer Nat Holt.