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Battle of Rogue River (1954)

 -  Western  -  1 March 1954 (USA)
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The Indians, under Chief Mike, have been defeating the Army in Oregon for years. The new commander, Major Archer, plans to defeat the Indians once and for all, but his orders are changed to... See full summary »

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Major Frank Archer
Richard Denning ...
Stacey Wyatt
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Brett McClain
John Crawford ...
Captain Richard Hillman
Emory Parnell ...
Sergeant McClain
Michael Granger ...
Chief Mike
Freeman Morse ...
Private Reed
William Bryant ...
Corporal (as Bill Bryant)
Charles Evans ...
Matt Parish
Lee Roberts ...
Lientenant Keith Ryan
Frank Sully ...
Private Kohler
Steven Ritch ...
Indian (as Steve Ritch)
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The Indians, under Chief Mike, have been defeating the Army in Oregon for years. The new commander, Major Archer, plans to defeat the Indians once and for all, but his orders are changed to attempt a peaceful settlement. But there are certain people who do not want Oregon to become a state and they will attempt to keep the Indians on the war path. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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THE LAW OF THE LAST FRONTIER...FIGHT OR DIE! (original print ad - all caps)

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1 March 1954 (USA)  »

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None of locations remotely resemble any portion of path of the real Rogue River. Vegetation and topography of the real area depicted are totally different. See more »

Quotes

Chief Mike: Let the talk begin... not from your tongue but your heart. Many times we have talked with the white chiefs and no two of them talk alike. With my people there is but one chief. And so we wish to speak with the true chief. Are you, then, the true chief?
Maj. Frank Archer: Among my people, the people themselves are chief. I speak for them.
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Ring, Ring the Banjo
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Written by Stephen Foster
Arranged by Mischa Bakaleinikoff
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Fast-paced and enjoyable "B" Western
6 April 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

12 O'Clock High Meets Virginia City in Castle-directed "B" programmer. George Montgomery is adequately tight-lipped as non-nonsense Major taking over failed outpost. Richard Denning gives a marvelously multi-dimensional performance as Stacey Wyatt, as militia leader with a hidden agenda. John Crawford adds an interesting interpretation of the Hugh-Marlowe-type role of reformed reprobate. Martha Hyer provides eye candy and adds a bit of sass to boot. Good, clean, fast, and unchallenging fun.


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