Linda Darnell and Tyrone Power sharing a wagon on the trail to the Salt Lake Valley

Brigham Young: Frontiersman (1940) – Hollywood’s Mormon Epic

When plucked by Daryl F. Zanuck from Paramount to helm the production of 1940’s Brigham Young, director Henry Hathaway initially told Zanuck that “the two dullest things are wagon trains and religion”. Despite Hathaway’s and others’ correct assertion that the project didn’t scream box …

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