Journey to Shiloh

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Journey to Shiloh
Directed byWilliam Hale
Produced byHoward Christie
Written byHeck Allen
Screenplay byGene L. Coon
Based onThe novel Journey to Shiloh,1960 by Will Henry
StarringJames Caan
Michael Sarrazin
Harrison Ford
Brenda Scott
Albert Popwell
Jan-Michael Vincent
Robert Pine
Noah Beery
Music byDavid Gates
CinematographyEnzo A. Martinelli
Edited byEdward W. Williams
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

Journey to Shiloh is a 1968 Technicolor Western film starring James Caan, Michael Sarrazin, Harrison Ford, Brenda Scott, Albert Popwell, Jan-Michael Vincent, Robert Pine and Noah Beery, and directed by William Hale. As well as early starring performances from Caan and Sarrazin, it also features small parts for up-and-coming actors Harrison Ford and Jan-Michael Vincent.[1][2]


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.[3]



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]

See also[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. ^ "The New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-02-12.

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