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A low budget film

The Far Horizons lobby poster

May 20, 1955 - The Far Horizons is released (New York Premiere).

The Far Horizons is an American western film starring Fred MacMurray, Charlton Heston, Donna Reed, and Barbara Hale.

It is currently the only major American motion picture on the Lewis and Clark expedition. Many details are fictional, and critics point out that the minor scene where the group reaches the Pacific Ocean reflects the low budget of the film.

Donna Reed later campaigned to have Sacajawea, the role she played in the film, elected to the Hall of Fame.


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