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Cavalry Scout (1951)

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Kirby Frye, a former Confederate officer but now a Union Cavalry scout, is sent into Montana territory to locate and retrieve three Gatling Guns stolen from the U.S. Arsenal by outlaws ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Rod Cameron ...
Kirby Frye
Audrey Long ...
Claire Conville
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Lt. Spauldiing
James Millican ...
Martin Gavin
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Barth
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Varney
William 'Bill' Phillips ...
Sgt. Wilkins (as William Phillips)
Stephen Chase ...
Col. Drumm
Rory Mallinson ...
Corporal
Eddy Waller ...
...
Matson
Cliff Clark ...
Col. Deering
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Kirby Frye, a former Confederate officer but now a Union Cavalry scout, is sent into Montana territory to locate and retrieve three Gatling Guns stolen from the U.S. Arsenal by outlaws believed to have taken them west to sell to the Soiux and Cheyenne. The trail leads him to Red Bluff where, aided by Claire Corville, he and the audience discover together and real quick like that Martin Gavin, a supposedly-honest operator of a freight line, has the guns and intends to exchange them to the Indians for furs. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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THRILL-SWEPT SAGA OF THE WEST'S ROUGHEST OUTPOST! Torn from the flaming pages of Indian wars and cavalry conquest! See more »


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13 May 1951 (USA)  »

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Reiter gegen Sitting Bull  »

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Looks alright to me......
21 May 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

OK so this is a routine western but why is that, in itself, so bad? Studios such as Monogram and Republic were adept at turning out exactly what B western audiences wanted to see and understandably worked on the principle of "if it ain't broke don't fix it".

For those of us who still enjoy reliving those magical days of yesteryear, this is perfectly acceptable stuff. Rod Cameron is noble and heroic, the bad guys are very bad, the pretty girl is feisty but needs male support and the soldiers and Indians sort out their differences in the end. In other words, all is as it should be in B Western Land! And to the reviewer who commented that no one had shown any interest in "restoring" the pale and washed out colour, I would make the point that the Cinecolor process was notoriously bad and what you see now is exactly what cinema-goers saw half a century ago. So there's really nothing to restore......


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