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THE IRON HORSE

Directed by John Ford
United States, 1924
Silent, History, Western

Synopsis

Brandon, a surveyor, dreams of building a railway to the west, but Marsh, a contractor, is sceptical. Abraham Lincoln looks on as their children, Davy Brandon and Miriam Marsh, play together. Brandon sets off with Davy to survey a route.

Synopsis

Brandon, a surveyor, dreams of building a railway to the west, but Marsh, a contractor, is sceptical. Abraham Lincoln looks on as their children, Davy Brandon and Miriam Marsh, play together. Brandon sets off with Davy to survey a route.

The Iron HorseDirected byJohn Ford

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Awards & Festivals

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Locarno International Film Festival
1963
National Film Preservation Board
2011 | Winner: National Film Registry
Viennale
2004
2014

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