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The Half-Breed (1952)

 -  Western  -  4 May 1952 (USA)
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There is a fortune in gold on Apache land, and Archer, a dirty politician, intends to have it. Things reach the boiling point, but Young, a slick gambler, comes along and saves the day.

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Dan Craig
Janis Carter ...
Helen Dowling
Jack Buetel ...
Charlie Wolf
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Marshal Cassidy
Reed Hadley ...
Frank Crawford
Porter Hall ...
Kraemer
Connie Gilchrist ...
Ma Higgins
Sammy White ...
Willy Wayne
Damian O'Flynn ...
Capt. Jackson
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Judy Walsh ...
Nah-Lin
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It's just after the Civil War and Frank Crawford it trying to start an Indian war so the Indians will be thrown off the reservation and he can then claim the millions in gold contained there. Dan Craig, a wandering gambler, arrives and meets the half-breed Apache Charlie Wolf. The two become friends and for a while they are able to prevent trouble. But when Crawford murders Charlie's half sister, Charlie rebels and an Indian uprising appears imminent. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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THE INDIANS ARE COMING! Terror strikes a border town...as daring gambler, jealous dance-hall girl and white man's villainy spark crimson revolt! See more »

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Western

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4 May 1952 (USA)  »

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An der Spitze der Apachen  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Apache gold strikes interest.
20 December 2003 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Indians, gold-seekers and dance hall girls liven this hackneyed saga of a selfish politician trying to start an uprising in order to get to the gold on Apache land. Very good scenery and strong cast; but the story is too predictable. The players include: Robert Young, Janis Carter, Jack Buetel and Reed Hadley.


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