THE FAR HORIZONS is a solid, if not quite historically accurate, adventure that excitingly portrays the explorations of Lewis and Clark (1803-06) and profiles the very different personalities of the partners, who trekked from St. Louis to the great Northwest to reach the Pacific Ocean.
Heston is Clark, the tough military officer who will not compromise with either the elements or the Indians; MacMurray portrays the taciturn, scientific Lewis, the great cartographer who placed loyalty to his mission above personal disappointment. Reed is the famed Sacajawea, who led the intrepid
explorers to their destination. To add dramatic conflict to this filmic expedition, the ...