The Great Locomotive Chase Poster

Release Date: 1956

DVD Release Date: April 25th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
It's the Civil War, and Union spy James J. Andrews (Fess Parker) is on a top-secret mission: to steal a Confederate train outside of Atlanta and take it back to Union territory in Tennessee, using it to sabotage and destroy Confederate supply routes along the way. But the train's conductor (Jeffrey Hunter) is on to Andrews and is determined to try his best to throw a wrench in the Union spy's plans before he delivers the train to his fellow soldiers.

Cast: Fess Parker, Jeffrey Hunter, Jeff York, John Lupton, Eddie Firestone, Kenneth Tobey, Don Megowan, Claude Jarman Jr.

Director: Francis D. Lyon

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Walt Disney Productions

Keywords: Quest, Soldier, Escape, Rousing


Nominated United Nations Award
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1956)