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
The producers of this movie, William H. Pine and William C. Thomas, were known in the industry as "The Dollar Bills" because they made movies so quickly and efficiently that their films seldom if ever lost money. This was their most expensive production to date, mainly because of its cast of higher-paid stars. It was also their biggest hit. See more »
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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