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Siege at Red River (1954)

Approved  |   |  Action, War, Western  |  1 May 1954 (USA)
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Cavalry Captain Farraday attempts to prevent the delivery of Gatling Guns into the hands of hostile Indians.

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Capt. James S. Simmons / Jim Farraday
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Nora Curtis
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Brett Manning
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Sgt. Benjamin 'Benjy' Guderman
Jeff Morrow ...
Frank Kelso
Craig Hill ...
Lt. Braden
Rico Alaniz ...
Chief Yellow Hawk
Robert Burton ...
Sheriff
Pilar Del Rey ...
Lukoa
Ferris Taylor ...
Anderson Smith
John Cliff ...
Sgt. Jenkins
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Cavalry Captain Farraday attempts to prevent the delivery of Gatling Guns into the hands of hostile Indians.

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NO GREATER STORY HAS THE WEST TO TELL...NO FIERCER BATTLE HAS THE WEST TO RELIVE! (original print ad-all caps) See more »

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Action | War | Western

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1 May 1954 (USA)  »

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Gatling Gun  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Music by Lionel Newman
Lyrics by Ken Darby
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Travels of a stolen Gatling gun
13 July 2003 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

This western is about two unreconstructed southerners who steal a Gatling gun from Union soldiers which winds up in the hands of an outlaw who sells the gun to Indians for gold. The film dwells on character development and takes a great deal of time detailing the two southern agents' travels from town to town delivering coded messages and trying to arrange a rendezvous with a contact to deliver the Gatling. The picture is another Blue vs. Gray conflict in the west with the Indians on the warpath against the soldiers, a plot angle that has been done better in other westerns. Van Johnson is okay as the hero and Joanne Dru is the gal who falls for Johnson. Richard Boone is a standout as a gun-running renegade in a role as a heavy he would reprise in other westerns. The supporting cast and color photography are good.


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