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Slaughter Trail (1951)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  15 October 1951 (USA)
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Three outlaws rob the stage and then flee. When their horses give out they murder some Indians to get fresh ones. But this puts the Indians on the war path and they have to take refuge in ... See full summary »

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Three outlaws rob the stage and then flee. When their horses give out they murder some Indians to get fresh ones. But this puts the Indians on the war path and they have to take refuge in an Army fort to avoid them. The Indians then arrive offering peace if the three men are turned over to them. The fort's commanding Officer wants peace but the rules say the men must be tried in a white man's court leaving the Indians no choice but to attack. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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15 October 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El sendero de la muerte  »

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(Cinecolor)

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1.37 : 1
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According to Turner Home Entertainment, the film's original negative is lost. Since the original Cinecolor cannot be adequately reproduced, the Turner Home Entertainment VHS edition is in black and white. See more »

Goofs

When Chief Paako is talking, he frequently slips into a northeastern accent and the rapid and fluent way of speaking American English from early American movies and TV, without any hint of the 'Indian' accent and broken English that actors portraying Native Americans in old westerns typically used. See more »

Quotes

Woman Dancer: You know, I can look into your eyes and see you have led a gay, romantic life. If I'm not too personal, what do you do for a living?
Rufus Black: I sell coffins!
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Ballad Bandelier
By Lyn Murray and Sid Kuller
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I love the song more than the movie
26 January 2006 | by (Ventura, CA United States) – See all my reviews

I have always loved this movie from my childhood watching it on Saturday morning. Have not seen it in years and now must make sure i catch AMC when it airs. To me the coolest thing about this movie was the catchy song. I can still remember it to this day "All that you can hear are the hoof beats on the ground as the Redskins ride along Slaughter Trail." not PC for sure but this was 1951 and the star was booted because he was "tabbed" a commie lover. Wow how non-PC can you get. would love to see it again and again again. I was hoping this was not one of those lost films destroyed by time and am glad to see TNT still willing to show it.


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