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Comanche Territory (1950)

Approved | | Adventure, Romance, Western | 1 May 1950 (USA)
White settlers plan to defy the agreement between the government and the Comanche in order to mine for silver on Comanche lands, while scout Jim Bowie tries to keep the peace in the territory.

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Katie Howard
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Stacey Howard
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Quisima
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Pakanah
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Boozer, the Bartender
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Big Joe
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Storyline

Silver has been found on comanche territory and the government accomplished a peaceful agreement with the indians. When James 'Jim' Bowie comes into the scene he finds the white settlers living near by planning to attack the indians although they know about that agreement and the beautiful Katie seems to play a leading role in this intrigue. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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silver | poker | beer | lust | cleavage | See All (53) »

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The Wild, Wanton Fury of 1,000 Howling Savages!


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1 May 1950 (USA)  »

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The Bowie Knife  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Pioneer James Bowie was born in Logan County, Kentucky, in 1796. He became a Mexican citizen in 1830, shortly after he moved to San Antonio, Texas, in 1828. He fought in the battle for Texas' independence in 1832 and served as a colonel in the Texas revolutionary army. James Bowie died in 1836 at the battle of the Alamo. He is credited with inventing the Bowie Knife. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scenes, McDonald Carey is wearing a dark brown rimmed hat. When rides out of the Indian village and into town with Will Geer, he's wearing a cream colored rimmed hat. See more »

Quotes

Dan'l Seeger: You'll find this mighty interesting, Jim. Them bucks out there come galloping by and see how close they can come to us with their arrows and then they try again ten paces further on... and so on.
James Bowie: It's that "so on" that bothers me.
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Maureen O`Hara and Jim Bowie and his famous knife.
6 July 2002 | by (S. Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

This film has got quite a few things going for it, first Maureen O´Hara looking her best, the fact that it shows the native Americans as being good people and defending their interests and being absolutely right. The most interesting aspect that I found is the character of Jim Bowie and his famous knife.We see the knife many times, with the details described and we also see how the knife is made. The guns that people carry are also different from your average western, they look older and they carry them in front under their belts. Bowie for example carries his knife in a holster where normally you would put your gun. The colors and scenery are outstanding, and the fact that you see O´Hara punching guys will sure delight the feminists.


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