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Pony Express
Directed by Jerry Hopper
Produced by Nat Holt
Written by Frank Gruber (story)
Cheles Marquis Warren (writer)
Starring Charlton Heston
Rhonda Fleming
Cinematography Ray Rennahan
Editing by Eda Warren
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s) June 15, 1953
Running time 101 mins
Country United States
Language English

Pony Express is a 1953 American western film directed by Jerry Hopper and starring Charlton Heston and Rhonda Fleming. The story is largely based on the 1925 silent film Pony Express and tells a fictionalized account of the formation of the Pony Express rapid transcontinental mail delivery pioneers in 1860’s United States.



Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickok join forces to establish a mail route from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California. On the way they battle the weather, hostile Indians and outlaws intent on robbing the mail and shutting the operation down.


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