MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,996 this week

Arrowhead (1953)

 -  Drama | Romance | Western  -  3 August 1953 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 648 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 7 critic

Chief of Scouts Ed Bannon narrowly avoids an Apache ambush while working with the cavalry stationed at Fort Clark, Texas. The US Army is trying to talk peace with the Apaches and move them ... See full summary »

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 100 titles
created 02 Apr 2011
 
a list of 440 titles
created 12 Feb 2012
 
list image
a list of 781 titles
created 02 Jun 2012
 
a list of 4363 titles
created 19 Jan 2013
 
a list of 28 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Arrowhead (1953)

Arrowhead (1953) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Arrowhead.

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
Toriano
...
Nita
...
Capt. Bill North
Mary Sinclair ...
Lela Wilson
...
Sandy MacKinnon
Richard Shannon ...
Lt. Kirk
Lewis Martin ...
Col. Weybright
...
Chief Chattez (as Frank de Kova)
...
Sgt. Stone (as Robert Wilke)
Peter Coe ...
Spanish
James Anderson ...
Jerry August (as Kyle James)
John Pickard ...
John Gunther (as John M. Pickard)
Pat Hogan ...
Jim Eagle
Edit

Storyline

Chief of Scouts Ed Bannon narrowly avoids an Apache ambush while working with the cavalry stationed at Fort Clark, Texas. The US Army is trying to talk peace with the Apaches and move them to reservations in Florida, and they take Bannon's efforts as detrimental to their new policies, so they fire him. When the Apache chief's son Torinada returns from an Eastern education, Bannon becomes highly suspicious of his motives based run-ins with Torinada in the past. Bannon continues shadowing the proceedings to the chagrin of both the US Army and the Apache warrior. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

apache | warrior | ambush | scout | cavalry | See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 August 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arrowhead  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Film debut of Brian Keith. See more »

Goofs

The Apaches were sent to Oklahoma, not Florida. It is true that Geranimo was sent to Florida but that was an individual punishment See more »

Quotes

Captain Bill North: Give me your attention. This command is going after Toriano. Now, on my responsibility, we'll take our orders from Mr. Bannon.
Ed Bannon: I'll make it short. There's only one way to beat the Apache - fight the way he fights... hit and run until he can't run anymore.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
More correct picture.
27 December 2006 | by (Larvik, Norway) – See all my reviews

As opposed to the politically correct people here, i think this movie portrays the Indian more realistic than the politically correct image will have it. Fact is it wasn't only the white man who broke treaties and peace initiatives. It's not good to show this down the politically correct memory hole. That's why I think this kind of movies are important and should of course be shown on TV. Of course, I wholeheartedly disagree with the notion that this movie should be banned like some reviewers have hinted upon.

A strong performance by Palance and a fine Heston plus a very interesting storyline makes this one of my favorites.


15 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Arrowhead (1953) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?