The Iroquois Trail (1950)

 |  Western  |  16 June 1950 (USA)
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Hawkeye, an American scout, helps the British side in the French and Indian War, aided by his Indian blood brother Sagamore.


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Complete credited cast:
Marion Thorne
Glenn Langan ...
Capt. Jonathan West
Col. Eric Thorne
Monte Blue ...
Chief Sagamore
Chief Ogane
Capt. Edward Brownell
Lt. Blakely
Sam Girty
Holmes Herbert ...
Gen. Johnson
Don Garner ...
Sgt. Tom Cutler
Marcel Gourmet ...
Arthur Little Jr. ...
Adjutant Dickson
Esther Somers ...
Ma Cutler


Hawkeye, an American scout, helps the British side in the French and Indian War, aided by his Indian blood brother Sagamore.

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The Fort referred to in the film is Fort Williams and it is located on the Mohawk River. The historical fort was William Henry and it was located at the foot of Lake George. See more »


Prologue: In 1755 a new war in Europe between England and France had re-lighted the fuse under the uneasy peace in America. Everyone knew a final struggle between the rival colonies of Canada and New England was inevitable. Once again that ancient Indian warpath known as the Iroquois Trail, the only natural passage between the St. Lawrence and Hudson River Valley, would provide the main battleground. At the northern end stood Montreal, while to the South, the little city of Albany was the main British ...
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Good rendition of "The Last of the Mohicans"
3 April 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw this film courtesy of Youtube and was quite impressed. Considering the presumably-small budget it compares well with other versions of "The Last of the Mohicans". It is pared down a bit: Hawkeye only has one Indian sidekick and there's only one daughter at risk from the rapacious Native Americans.

But the plot flows along nicely, the scenes of the besieged fort are adequate and a river chase with canoes is good.

But it did defy credulity that the daughter, "Marion Thorne", was allowed to try to get to the fort from comparative safety through hostile country escorted by one supposedly-trusted Indian, a British officer and a frontiersman and another Indian, the last two being unknown quantities to the British general.

In the version that I saw, there was a jump between the French commander Montcalm announcing that he would offer the British a truce and his men occupying the fort; the first that I knew that a truce had actually been agreed and implemented was when the Indians attacked the fort and overpowered the French guards.

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