Red Mountain (1951)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Western  |  November 1951 (USA)
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In 1865 Confederate Capt. Sherwood is heading to Colorado where Confederate Gen. Quantrill is stirring up rebellion using various Indian Nations.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Capt. Brett Sherwood
Lane Waldron
Sgt. Skee
James Bell ...
Dr. Terry
Sgt. Randall
Walter Sande ...
Lt. Dixon
Lt. Morgan
Little Crow
Francis McDonald ...
Marshal Roberts
Herbert Belles ...
Indian Guard
Ute Indian


Towards the end of the American Civil War, a rebel captain flees to Colorado to join a band of Southern mercenaries. He drags an innocent gold prospecting couple into trouble when the husband is accused of a murder he committed. Written by Col Needham <>

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November 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Hölle der roten Berge  »

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(Western Electric Recording)



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1.37 : 1
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John Farrow directed some scenes, uncredited, when William Dieterle was unavailable. See more »


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Not a classic, but worth catching
8 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This one is good, but not great, although it had a lot going for it: beautiful color photography of the Southwest, fine Franz Waxman score (somewhat reminiscent of the one he did a year earlier for The Furies, another and superior western), good-lucking leads--two diminutive blonds, both of whom are enjoyably minimal in their expressiveness. However, they do not have quite the chemistry that Ladd had with Veronica Lake, another diminutive blonde. In addition, the script could be a little more inventive, but its slant on the actual historical figure of Quantrell is interesting, and John Ireland makes the most of his part. So the film never quite catches fire the way that The Furies does--and in moody black and white--but it's certainly worth a look.

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