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Warpath (1951)

 -  Western  -  August 1951 (USA)
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John Vickers joins Custer's cavalry regiment seeking private revenge.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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John Vickers
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Sam Quade
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Sgt. O'Hara
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Capt. Gregson
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Molly Quade
James Millican ...
Wallace Ford ...
Pvt. 'Irish' Potts
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Pvt. Fiore
Louis Jean Heydt ...
Herb Woodson
Paul Lees ...
Cpl. Stockbridge
Walter Sande ...
Sgt. Parker
Charles Dayton ...
Lt. Nelson
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Maj. Comstock (as Bob Bray)
Douglas Spencer ...
Kelso
James Burke ...
Oldtimer
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John Vickers finally tracks down one of the three men who killed his true love. Before he dies, the miscreant admits that his accomplices joined the cavalry. Vickers, a former officer himself, does likewise, after saving pretty Molly Quade from rowdy Sergeant O'Hara, who sets out to harass the new recruit. After incidents during a battle with the Sioux, Vickers is pretty sure O'Hara is one of his men. But can he reconcile his desire for vengeance with loyalty to the Army? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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August 1951 (USA)  »

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Am Marterpfahl der Sioux  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Vickers questions Sgt. Plennert, who is shaving with a straight razor. In one shot the Plennert has made a short pass with the razor, in the others, the shaving cream has not been disturbed. See more »

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27 August 2010 | by See all my reviews

O'Brien and Haskin were to made a second movie the same year :"silver city";although "war path" has Polly Bergen instead of Yvonne De Carlo (the former can't compete with the latter as far as beauty and seduction are concerned ),it's got a better screenplay ,more interesting characters and O'Brien ,who plays again an educated man (engineer in "silver" ,lawyer before joining the army in "war") seems more interested in his part.

The title is well chosen ;"warpath" has two meanings in the plot: 1)O'Brien's fiancée was killed in an armed robbery and he learns that two of her murderers have joined the army So he becomes he private ,to his officers' dismay, cause "he was a great officer in the civil war".But this time ,it's a way to satisfy a desire for personal revenge.

2)The Indians are on "warpath" too and they play the part of the villains ;Custer is considered THE hero of the era and it's interesting to compare the way he is depicted with those of seventies works such as "litle big man" .

All in all,the most endearing character is O' Hara (Forrest Tucker):it's not exactly the average villain and he has some surprises in store for the audience.


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