Journey to Shiloh

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Journey to Shiloh
Directed byWilliam Hale
Produced byHoward Christie
Screenplay byGene L. Coon
Based onJourney to Shiloh by Will Henry
StarringJames Caan
Michael Sarrazin
Brenda Scott
Music byDavid Gates
CinematographyEnzo A. Martinelli
Edited byEdward W. Williams
Production
company
Universal Pictures
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • May 10, 1968 (1968-05-10) (New York City)
  • May 17, 1968 (1968-05-17) (United States)
Running time
101 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Journey to Shiloh is a 1968 Technicolor Western film directed by William Hale and starring James Caan, Michael Sarrazin and Brenda Scott.[1][2] The film is based on the 1960 novel of the same name by Will Henry first published in 1960.[3]

Plot[edit]

Seven young Texans in the Confederate army during the American Civil War, The Concho County Comanches, journey to Shiloh, Tennessee where a major battle is about to take place. Along the way they encounter many perilous adventures.[4]

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Critical reception[edit]

TV Guide gave it a negative review, scoring it 2/5, and finding it too talky despite a small number of good action scenes; they also found attempts to establish parallels to the Vietnam War did not work.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Journey to Shiloh". TV Guide.
  2. ^ Lisanti, Tom (2012-06-21). Fantasy Femmes of Sixties Cinema. p. 274. ISBN 9781476601168.
  3. ^ Henry, Will (1960). Journey to Shiloh (1st ed.). New York City: Random House. ASIN B000JZGXS4.
  4. ^ "Journey to Shiloh Review". The New York Times. New York City: The New York Times Company. Retrieved 2012-02-12.

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