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 the Best Supporting actor Oscar for his role in Johnny Eager (1941). Olivia de Havilland (Kit Carson Holliday) was nominated for five Oscars (including one for her supporting role as Melanie in Gone with the Wind) and she won the Best Actress award twice. 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.