The Covered Wagon

 

Director: James Cruze
Released: 1923
Actors: J. Warren Kerrigan, Lois Wilson, Alan Hale
Runtime: 98 minutes

Two wagon caravans converge at what is now Kansas City, and combine for the westward push to Oregon. On their quest the pilgrims will experience desert heat, mountain snow, hunger, and indian attack. To complicate matters further, a love triangle develops, as pretty Molly must chose between Sam, a brute, and Will, the dashing captain of the other caravan. Can Will overcome the skeleton in his closet and win Molly’s heart?