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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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Cast

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Maj. Frank Archer
Richard Denning ...
Stacey Wyatt
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Brett McClain
John Crawford ...
Capt. Richard Hillman
Emory Parnell ...
Sgt. McClain
Michael Granger ...
Chief Mike
Freeman Morse ...
Pvt. Reed
William Bryant ...
Corporal (as Bill Bryant)
Charles Evans ...
Matt Parish
Lee Roberts ...
Lt. Keith Ryan
Frank Sully ...
Pvt. 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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oregon | army | epic battle | victory | peace | See more »

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

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Western

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1 March 1954 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Goofs

Since Oregon was admitted to the Union in 1859, this movie was set before the civil war. However, all of the troopers are wearing 1872 issue cavalry uniforms, not civil war era uniforms. See more »

Quotes

Indian: Your voice rings louder than those who came before you. But in death, your voice will be as silent as theirs. I take your words to my chief. He will answer them with guns.
Maj. Frank Archer: And if I should meet him with two guns for each of his, what will he do?
Indian: Why, then each one of his guns will fire twice.
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Hard Times Come Again
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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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