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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
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Helen Dowling
Jack Buetel ...
Charlie Wolf
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Marshal Cassidy
Reed Hadley ...
Frank Crawford
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Kraemer
Connie Gilchrist ...
Ma Higgins
Sammy White ...
Willy Wayne
Damian O'Flynn ...
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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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BLAZING TECHNICOLOR ACTION IN WILD INDIAN LAND! Flaming new adventure torn from the crimson history of white man's villainy and red man's revenge in Early Arizona! Towering thrills as Half-Breed Charlie Wolf stalks dance hall and desert in the revolt that shook the whole Southwest! See more »

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4 May 1952 (USA)  »

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An der Spitze der Apachen  »

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"Breed" isn't the word
27 November 2003 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Poorly acted drama about Robert Young -- doing a badly acted William Powell impression -- coming between Janis Carter, doing a bad Lucille Ball imitation and Reed Hadley doing a surprisingly awful Charlton Heston imitation. Beautiful location shots don't do anything towards rescuing this picture. Not even awful enough to be interesting.


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