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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
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 »
So this is the mighty Quisima who sat on the council of the white man in Washington. This is Quisima who gave one hand in friendship to his white brothers while the other hand held a knife. This is Quisima whose words is shifting as the wind, whose tongue twists like a river of many branches. this is Quisima, breaker of treaties. Today, the Comanche is held in honor and respect like the mountain that never yields, or the sun that never changes. Tomorrow he will be driven off like a dog that ...
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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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