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Warpath (1951)

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




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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Vickers
Sam Quade
Sgt. O'Hara
Capt. Gregson
Molly Quade
James Millican ...
Pvt. 'Irish' Potts
Pvt. Fiore
Herb Woodson
Paul Lees ...
Cpl. Stockbridge
Sgt. Parker
Charles Dayton ...
Lt. Nelson
Maj. Comstock (as Bob Bray)
Douglas Spencer ...
James Burke ...


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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1.37 : 1
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Harry Carey Jr. (Capt. Gregson) was the son-in-law of Paul Fix (Pvt. Fiore). See more »


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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Vengeance is mine
7 March 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

A man who joins the cavalry to find 2 men he blames for the death of his fiancee finds himself in the middle of a big indian uprising. He has no idea what the 2 murderers look like, but finally he finds out their identity. However, the redskins and a new love cause his plans to change somewhat. So-so.

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