Classic Westerns

Santa Fe Trail (1940)

Director: Michael Curtiz
Actors: Ronald Reagan, Errol Flynn, Van Heflin, Olivia de Havilland
Runtime: 110 min.

A group of West Point graduates are assigned to the U.S. Cavalry in Kansas during the time of abolitionist John Brown. Stars Ronald Reagan.

Trivia: Van Heflin (Rader) won an Oscar for Best Supporting actor for the 1941 film Johnny Eager. Olivia de Havilland (Kit Carson Holliday) was nominated for five Oscars (including for her supporting role as Melanie in Gone with the Wind) and she won twice for Best actress, including 1950's The Heiress. Errol Flynn (Jeb Stuart) was famous for his roles as a dashing Swashbuckler. Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States in 1981.