Hondo Lane, a despatch rider for the cavalry, encounters Angie Lowe, a woman living alone with her young son in the midst of hostile Apache territory. She presumes she is safe because the Apaches, under their chief Vittorio, have always left them alone. Later Lane has a run-in with Angie's reprobate husband and is forced to kill him, not knowing who he is. Vittorio captures Lane and to save his life, Angie tells the Apache chief that Lane is her husband, unaware that Lane has killed her real husband. In order to protect her from a forced marriage with one of the Apache, Lane reluctantly goes along with the lie, though he knows the truth must eventually come out, to Vittorio and to Angie, both. Written by
Jim Beaver <email@example.com>
...They called him 'HONDO'
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Did You Know?
After viewing the finished film at a private screening, John Wayne
jokingly said, "I'll be damned if I'm not the stuff men are made of!" See more
When Hondo grabs Johnny to throw him in the water he is wearing his Indian necklace. When Hondo picks him up and throws him he no longer has it on. See more
A man oughta do what he thinks is right.