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Capt. Nathan Cutting Brittles (Character)
from She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)

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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon -- The stunning 2nd chapter of John Ford's cavalry trilogy stars John Wayne as a captain who turns down retirement to help his men defend their outpost against marauding Indians.
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon -- Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled.
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon -- Open-ended Trailer from RKO

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Nathan Brittles, as the movie opens, is a 62-year old Captain in the United States Army... See more »

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  1. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) Played by John Wayne
    ... aka "Cavalry 2: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" - International (English title) (imdb display title)

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From She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
Sgt. Tyree: [after the fight at Sudrow's Well] Sir, would you take a look at Trooper Smith?
Pvt. John Smith aka Rome Clay: [mortally wounded] Don't bother about me, Captain. Trust you'll forgive my presumption... I'd like to commend the boy here... for the way he handled this action. In the best tradition of the cavalry, sir.
Sgt. Tyree: [to Pvt. Smith] I take that very kindly, sir.
Pvt. John Smith aka Rome Clay: Captain Tyree! Captain Tyree!
Captain Nathan Brittles: Speak to him.
Sgt. Tyree: Thank you.
[comes to attention]
Sgt. Tyree: Yes, Sir. Sir! Sir!
Captain Nathan Brittles: [realizes that Smith has died] I'm afraid he can't hear you, Captain.
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