- Director: Gene Fowler Jr.
- Release Year: 1959
- Production Country: United States
- Language: English
The Oregon Trail
- Era: Late Modern
- Regions: Americas, North America, United States
- Subject: Frontiers
- Film Type: Feature Film
Joining a wagon train to verify a rumor that President Polk is sending soldiers in to Oregon Territory disguised as settlers, the reporter Harris finds both truth and romance from the trip, but eventually he is going to have to strike out on his own if he wants to get his story out.
Manifest Destiny, Individualism, Eurocentrism, Native Americans, Immigration, Pioneers, Emigrant Trails, Fur Trade, Family relationships, Crime, Race relations, Colonialism, Human migration, Journalism, Wagons, Capitalism, Pacific Northwest