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Release Date:
1 May 1950 (USA) See more »
The Wild, Wanton Fury of 1,000 Howling Savages!
Silver has been found on comanche territory and the government accomplished a peaceful agreement with the indians... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Maureen O'Hara ... Katie Howard
Macdonald Carey ... James Bowie

Will Geer ... Dan'l Seeger
Charles Drake ... Stacey Howard
Pedro de Cordoba ... Quisima
Ian MacDonald ... Walsh
Rick Vallin ... Pakanah

Parley Baer ... Boozer, the Bartender

James Best ... Sam
Edmund Cobb ... Ed
Glenn Strange ... Big Joe
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stanley Blystone ... Rancher at Shindig (uncredited)
Chet Brandenburg ... Townsman (uncredited)
Johnny Carpenter ... Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
John L. Cason ... Newcomer at Shindig (uncredited)

Iron Eyes Cody ... Comanche (uncredited)
Victor Cox ... Townsman (uncredited)
Russell Custer ... Townsman (uncredited)
William Fawcett ... Stableman (uncredited)
Terry Frost ... Stacey Henchman (uncredited)
Chick Hannan ... Barfly (uncredited)
Harry Harvey ... Old Timer at Shindig (uncredited)

I. Stanford Jolley ... Newcomer at Shindig (uncredited)
Charles McQuarrie ... Barfly (uncredited)
Monte Montague ... Lem (uncredited)
Jack Perry ... Barfly (uncredited)
Robert Robinson ... Townsman (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Weapons Wagon Driver (uncredited)
Cap Somers ... Barfly (uncredited)
Tom Steele ... Saloon Brawler (uncredited)
Ken Terrell ... Brawler in Saloon (uncredited)
Jack Tornek ... Townsman (uncredited)
Guy Wilkerson ... Barfly Talking to Katie (uncredited)
Harry Wilson ... Barfly (uncredited)
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Directed by
George Sherman 
Writing credits
Lewis Meltzer (screenplay) and
Oscar Brodney (screenplay)

Lewis Meltzer (story)

Produced by
Leonard Goldstein .... producer
Original Music by
Frank Skinner 
Cinematography by
Maury Gertsman 
Film Editing by
Frank Gross 
Art Direction by
Bernard Herzbrun 
Richard H. Riedel  (as Richard Riedel)
Set Decoration by
Russell A. Gausman 
Joseph Kish 
Costume Design by
Yvonne Wood 
Makeup Department
James R. Barker .... makeup artist (as Jim Barker)
Emile LaVigne .... makeup artist (as Emile Lavigne)
Fay Smith .... hair stylist
Joan St. Oegger .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
Production Management
Charles Stallings .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Sherwood .... assistant director
Sound Department
Leslie I. Carey .... sound
Richard DeWeese .... sound
Special Effects by
David S. Horsley .... special photography
Paul Baxley .... stunts (uncredited)
Johnny Carpenter .... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Carson .... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Crockett .... stunts (uncredited)
Sol Gorss .... stunts (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher .... stunts (uncredited)
Tom Steele .... stunts (uncredited)
Ken Terrell .... stunts (uncredited)
Al Wyatt Sr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
John Brooks .... gaffer
Sherman Clark .... still photographer
Harry Davis .... camera operator
Russ Franks .... grip (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Other crew
Harold Belfer .... choreographer
Pat Betz .... script supervisor
William Fritzsche .... technicolor color director

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
76 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Did You Know?

Film debut of Parley Baer.See more »
Continuity: 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 »
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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Average movie, magnificent scenery., 3 March 1999
Author: Diana Jacobson from Chicago, Illinois

While the movie itself is just a standard western, the locations are absolutely beautiful, well worth watching the movie just for the scenery.

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