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


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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 »

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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 »

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Stacey Howard: You all know what we're here for. I had you men picked because I think you all feel the way I do. We didn't come out here for the good of the glorious West... but for our own good. And that being so, we're moving on Comanche territory tonight.
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Okay, But Forgettable
25 May 2014 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Jim Bowie (MacDonald Carey) and government representative Will Geer try to retrieve a stolen Comanche land treaty, which may have been stolen from Geer by lady-boss Maureen O'Hara as a means of taking the Indian's land and it's precious silver deposits.

Like all of Universal International's Technicolor B-westerns, this looks excellent, with nice use of color and picturesque locations. However, it's kind of bland, with action and suspense unimaginatively handled, though a compact running time helps keep it watchable.

The best thing about it is the witty banter between Carey and Geer, who steals every scene he's in.


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