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Tom Jeffords (Character)
from Broken Arrow (1950)

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Broken Arrow -- In 1870, when white men and Indians are fighting bitterly, Tom Jeffords (James Stewart) strongly believes the Apaches are treated unfairly. After befriending their leader Cochise (Jeff Chandler) and arranging a truce, he is called upon by a U.S. Army general to negotiate a government peace treaty. Though he fulfills his mission, Jeffords soon experiences great tragedy when he, his Indian wife (Debra Paget) and good friend Cochise become targets of a renegade ambush.

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  1. "Broken Arrow"
        - The Transfer (1958) TV episode, Played by John Lupton
        - Jeopardy (1958) TV episode, Played by John Lupton
        - The Outlaw (1958) TV episode, Played by John Lupton
        - Manhunt (1958) TV episode, Played by John Lupton
        - Backlash (1958) TV episode, Played by John Lupton
          (67 more)
  2. "The 20th Century-Fox Hour"
        - Broken Arrow (1956) TV episode, Played by John Lupton
  3. "TV Reader's Digest"
        - Cochise, Greatest of the Apaches (1956) TV episode, Played by Rhodes Reason
  4. Broken Arrow (1950) Played by James Stewart

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From Broken Arrow (1950)
Tom Jeffords: The story started when I saw some buzzards circling in the sky. The buzzard is a smart bird. Something or somebody was getting ready to die. I figured it was a hurt deer or a rabbit or a snake.
[Jeffords spots a wounded Apache youth staggering in a ravine]
Tom Jeffords: Not a rabbit, not a deer... his kind was more dangerous than a snake. He was an Apache. For ten years we'd been on a savage war with his people - a bloody, no-give-no-take war.
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