PG certificateHow the West Was Won is a Film programme that first aired in 1962 and has been classified a PG certificate.

How the West Was Won is a 4 star programme

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How the West Was Won (1962)

Directed by
John Ford
Henry Hathaway

Three great Western directors, including John Ford, combined forces with an all-star cast to create this magnificent panorama of how the American West was won - and lost - told through the eyes of the pioneer Prescott family.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1962

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

When is How the West Was Won next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Two England June 5th, 1:30pm and on BBC Two Northern Ireland June 5th, 1:30pm. See more...


Carroll Baker...Eve Prescott
Lee J. Cobb...Marshal Lou Ramsey
Image for Henry FondaHenry Fonda...Jethro Stuart
Carolyn Jones...Julie Rawlings
Image for Karl MaldenKarl Malden...Zebulon Prescott
Image for Gregory PeckGregory Peck...Cleve Van Valen
Image for George PeppardGeorge Peppard...Zebulon 'Zeb' Rawlings
Image for Robert PrestonRobert Preston...Roger Morgan
Image for Debbie ReynoldsDebbie Reynolds...Lilith 'Lily' Prescott
Image for James StewartJames Stewart...Linus Rawlings
Image for Eli WallachEli Wallach...Charlie Gant
Image for John WayneJohn Wayne...General William Tecumseh Sherman
Image for Richard WidmarkRichard Widmark...Mike King
Brigid Bazlen...Dora Hawkins
Walter Brennan...Col. Jeb Hawkins