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Seminole Uprising (1955)

Approved | | War, Western | 1 May 1955 (USA)
Cavalry Lieutenant Can Elliott is ordered to bring in Seminole Indian chief Black Cat, who is leading his tribe in a campaign of terror and bloodshed. Black Cat kidnaps Susan Hannah, ... See full summary »

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Lt. Cam Elliott
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Susan Hannah
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Cubby Crouch
Steven Ritch ...
Black Cat (as Steve Ritch)
Ed Hinton ...
Capt. Philip Dudley
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Sgt. Chris Zanoba
James Maloney ...
Tony Zanoba (as Jim Moloney)
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Toby Wilson
Howard Wright ...
Col. Hannah
Rus Conklin ...
High Cloud (as Russ Conklin)
Jonni Paris ...
Malawa
Joanne Rio ...
Tasson Li
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Cavalry Lieutenant Can Elliott is ordered to bring in Seminole Indian chief Black Cat, who is leading his tribe in a campaign of terror and bloodshed. Black Cat kidnaps Susan Hannah, daughter of Colonel Hannah and the girl Cam loves, planning to trade her to renegade white men for guns. Cam pursues the Seminoles, and after a bloody battle in which his small force kills hundred of Seminoles with avalanche and fire, forces Black Cat's surrender. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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"THE BLACK CAT" AGAINST THE U. S. ARMY! Half-Indian...Half devil...All rebel...Destroyer of armies...The man it took the U. S. two years and 10,000 men to conquer! See more »

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War | Western

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1 May 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Häuptling Schwarzer Pfeil  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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Seminole in Texas or California? Hmm

I am not a historian, but I am smart enough to know that Seminole wars occurred in Florida - I guess South Florida - or at worst a bit in Oklahoma, but certainly not so far west...Why not Apache warriors in Connecticut? But all this contributes to Sam Katzman's productions charm, so far from the true events which they are supposed to tell about in the most accurate way. But after all, who cares? No folks, don't be disturbed by all those historical mistakes. That little western remains a very appreciable time waster. Routine but a feature that the movie buffs will be glad to see. Earl Bellamy worked most of his career for the TV industry.

If you search for authentic films about Seminole wars, at least far more accurate then this one, try instead Raoul Walsh's DISTANT DRUMS or Budd Boetticher's SEMINOLE. I have ween some other grade B westerns in black and white about Seminoles but I don't remind which ones.


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