How the West Was Won

How the West Was Won

  • G
  • 1962
  • 7.1  (18,671)
  • 56

How the West Was Won is an American western television series starring James Arness, Fionnula Flanagan, and Bruce Boxleitner. A spin-off of the 1962 Cinerama film, it aired as a mini-series in 1977, and as a regular series in 1978 and 1979, preceded by a 2, 5 hours long pilot episode, The Macahans, in 1976. A total of 25 episodes were aired. The show was a great success in Europe, apparently finding a larger and more lasting audience there than in the United States. It has been rebroadcast many times on various European networks, e.g. in France, Germany, Italy and Sweden, and has built a cult following. It was released on dvd in Europe in November 2009. A sequence of paintings by Charles Marion Russell were shown during the end credits.

How the West Was Won
Description
How the West Was Won is an American western television series starring James Arness, Fionnula Flanagan, and Bruce Boxleitner. A spin-off of the 1962 Cinerama film, it aired as a mini-series in 1977, and as a regular series in 1978 and 1979, preceded by a 2, 5 hours long pilot episode, The Macahans, in 1976. A total of 25 episodes were aired. The show was a great success in Europe, apparently finding a larger and more lasting audience there than in the United States. It has been rebroadcast many times on various European networks, e.g. in France, Germany, Italy and Sweden, and has built a cult following. It was released on dvd in Europe in November 2009. A sequence of paintings by Charles Marion Russell were shown during the end credits.

How the West Was Won is a 1962 western. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 56.

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  • Release Date
    1962
  • MPAA Rating
    G
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (18,671)
  • Metascore
    56