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The Last Outpost (1951)

 |  Western  |  4 April 1951 (USA)
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Despite their fighting on opposite sides during the Civil War, brothers Vance and Jeb Britton have to set their differences aside in order to survive an Indian attack.

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Capt. Vance Britten
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Julie McQuade
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Col. Jeb Britton
Bill Williams ...
Sgt. Tucker
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Sgt. Calhoun (as Noah Beery)
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Lt. Crosby
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Lt. Fenton
Lloyd Corrigan ...
Mr. Delacourt
John Ridgely ...
Sam McQuade
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Two brothers who are not the best friends because they were fighting on different sides during the Civil War have to cooperate in order to defend themselves against an attack of indians. Written by Volker Boehm

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4 April 1951 (USA)  »

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Cavalry Charge  »

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A generally enjoyable Western

All them Yankee writers in Hollywood usually manage to make at least one stupid mistake per script when they try to depict Southerners.

When the Noah Beery character says to his commanding officer, played by Ronald Reagan, "Y'all gonna get us killed," it didn't quite ruin the movie -- "y'all" is a plural, and no real Southerner has ever said "y'all" to one person -- but did detract.

The cast is quite good -- Rhonda Fleming seems almost the reason Technicolor was invented; Ronald Reagan made a great cowboy or, in this case, cavalry officer -- the story is intriguing; the battle scene near the end begins with a spine-tingling charge that, every time I see it, literally sends chills down my spine.

Overall, the film is enjoyable, well worth watching.


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