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Comanche (1956)

Common efforts of the U.S. government and the Comanche nation to negotiate a peace treaty are sabotaged by renegade Indians and by the short-sighted Indian Commissioner.

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Jim Read
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Quanah Parker
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Puffer
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Black Cloud
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Downey (as Stacey Harris)
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Lowell Gilmore ...
Commissioner Ward
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Flat Mouth
Tony Carbajal ...
Little Snake
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Margarita (as Miss Linda Cristal)
Reed Sherman ...
Lt. French
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Storyline

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 stevestar

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The Never-Before-Told Epic of the Last Great Indian Battle...Filmed in the All-The-Earth-Spanning Power of CinemaScope

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Romance | Western

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March 1956 (USA)  »

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Um jeden Preis  »

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2.35 : 1
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Quanah Parker (1845 or 1852 - February 23, 1911) was a Comanche/English-American war leader of the Quahadi band of the Comanche people. He was born into the Nokoni ("Wanderers") band, the son of Comanche chief Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker, an English-American, who had been kidnapped as a child and assimilated into the tribe. See more »

Goofs

When the Comanches ride down the main street of the Mexican village, a crewmember wearing a white shirt, dark pants, and a hat can be seen at the lower-right-hand side of the screen turning around and walking off to screen right. See more »

Quotes

Art Downey: They say you're pretty good with a gun, Read. Now, just how good?
Jim Read: I manage to stay alive.
Art Downey: I asked you a question, Read! How good?
Jim Read: That's your gamble.
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Soundtracks

A Man Is As Good As His Word
Lyrics Alfred Perry
Music Herschel Burke Gilbert
Sung by The Lancers
Coral Recording Artists
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For acting less wooden, watch a cigar store indian!
17 May 2004 | by (NorthWest Ohio) – See all my reviews

This movie was dreadful from start to finish. From the score to the hokey storyline to the AWFUL acting and portrayals of everyone in the film. The only way my husband and I could watch this film was to give it the MST3000 treatment. And we had lots of fun, but at the movie's expense.

We laughed out loud at the ridiculous singing that underscores several points in the film.

We guffawed at the fact that they kept passing the same bit of scenery over and over.

We could not understand why the Indian chief spoke English with no accent, but couldn't seem to put his words in the right order.

But our favorite part was waiting for the Scalper guy to repeat what someone had just said, but rephrase it as a question. "Wanna know what I think about (insert previous line here)?"

Dreadful.


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