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Ten Who Dared

Ten Who Dared
Movie: Ten Who Dared(1960)[tt0054372] By 1869, most of the USA had already been mapped and charted with the exception of the Colorado River region. Therefore, the U.S. government sends geologist and ex-Union Army Major John Wesley Powell to map it. Major Powell, who's missing a hand since the Civil War, needs assistants but trustworthy skilled men are hard to find after the war. The Major has to accept any volunteer he can find and he assembles a team of nine men. The team departs from Green River, Wyoming, in four rowboats and is made up of men of different ages, backgrounds, personalities and motivations for joining up. In one rowboat there are two former army officers who fought on opposing sides during the Civil War. In another rowboat, one man is a recovering alcoholic and the other is a boozing Englishman who constantly taunts the abstinent. Second-in-command is Major Powell's brother, Walter, whose abrasive personality constantly offends the team. The Major excuses his brother's frequent violent outbursts by ... Written bynufs68
Title Ten Who Dared
Release Date 1 November 1960 (USA)
Runtime
Genres Adventure, Family, Western
Production Companies Walt Disney Productions
Brian Keith
Brian Keith...
William 'Bill' Dunn...
John Beal
John Beal...
Maj. John Wesley Powell...
James Drury
James Drury...
Walter Powell...
R.G. Armstrong
R.G. Armstrong...
Oramel Howland...
Ben Johnson
Ben Johnson...
George Bradley...
L.Q. Jones
L.Q. Jones...
Billy 'Missouri' Hawkins...
David Stollery
David Stollery...
Andrew 'Andy' Hall...
David Frankham
David Frankham...
Frank Goodman...

Reviews

moonspinner55 on 21 September 2001
Supposedly factual account of the first group of men to explore the mysterious Colorado River, led by one-armed Civil War Major John Wesley Powell. Disney-made adventure isn't well-produced or well-written, but it does have a sort of ambling charm. Brian Keith is terrific as usual playing a grizzled amateur astrologist, Ben Johnson lends his solid support, but who is responsible for casting John Beal as Powell? He's unbearably wooden and has about as much screen-appeal as a desert tortoise. Overall, pretty slack, and not likely to engage youngsters.

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