Indian scout Jim Read is picked by his commander to set up a meeting between Comanche Chief Quanah Parker and a representative from Washington to negotiate a peace treaty. People from the Comanche tribe as well as the US Calvary have reason to prevent the meeting from ever taking place. Romance, betrayal and fighting ensue. Written by
The Never-Before-Told Epic of the Last Great Indian Battle...Filmed in the All-The-Earth-Spanning Power of CinemaScope
Did You Know?
Dana Andrews was a terrible alcoholic during this period. While filming Comache he also fell in love with his leading lady, Miss Linda Cristal, making her film debut. While not big news in the tabloids stateside, Mexico had a field day with this news about the co-stars. When Andrews phoned his longtime wife Mary and told her that even she would like Linda, Mary hopped on a plane to Mexico. See more
Boyd Stockman an uncredited stunt man was shoot in the shoulder with an arrow by one of the Indians. See more
The Mexicans still collect gold from the government for Comanche scalps. Would you have me treat them as brothers?
They will no longer buy Commanche scalps. I ask you to call the Americans and the Mexicans... brothers.
You ask me to be better than my enemies.
I ask you to be greater. A great man can grant great favors.
A Man Is As Good As His Word
Lyrics Alfred Perry
Music Herschel Burke Gilbert
Sung by The Lancers
Coral Recording Artists See more