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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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Am Marterpfahl der Sioux  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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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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Top notch Western revenge thriller
9 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

O'Brien plays a man whose fiancé was murdered by three bandits. After killing one, he finds that another one is in the cavalry, so joins the cavalry to find him. He doesn't know what the two men look like, but they soon realize he is onto them. Along the way, he proves his worth, and is made an officer. He falls in love with a woman whose father may be one of the men he is looking for. After some skirmishes he is captured, along the woman, her father (Dean Jagger), Forest Tucker, Paul Fix, and others, and they await their deaths at the hands of Native Americans. First class story of revenge, and an all star cast, including the afore mentioned.


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