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Mohawk (1956)

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An artist working in a remote army post is juggling the storekeeper's daughter, his fiancée newly arrived from the east, and the Indian Chief's daughter. But when a vengeful settler manages... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Scott Brady ...
Jonathan Adams
Rita Gam ...
Onida
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Rokhawah
Lori Nelson ...
Cynthia Stanhope
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Greta Jones
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Butler
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Clem Jones
Barbara Jo Allen ...
Aunt Agatha (as Vera Vague)
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Minikah
Tommy Cook ...
Keoga
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Indian Chief Kowanen
Michael Granger ...
Mohawk Priest
John Hudson ...
Captain Langley
James O'Hara ...
Sergeant (as James Lilburn)
Chabon Jadi ...
Dancer
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An artist working in a remote army post is juggling the storekeeper's daughter, his fiancée newly arrived from the east, and the Indian Chief's daughter. But when a vengeful settler manages to get the army and the braves at each other's throats his troubles really begin. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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fort | indian | artist | settler | valley | See more »

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Their untamed love spoke louder than war drums!


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1 April 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Det stora indianöverfallet  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Contains extensive archive footage from Drums Along the Mohawk (1939). See more »

Goofs

The cover on the wagon driven by John Adams varies between shots, having either a small or large overhang. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Cynthia Stanhope: [points to Indians in the nearby woods] Auntie!
Aunt Agatha: Why, aren't they handsome!
Cynthia Stanhope: Aunt Agatha!
Aunt Agatha: At my age, a lady no longer has to hide her admiration for handsome men.
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Closing credits epilogue: ... AND THOSE WERE THE PLAYERS OF THE LEGEND See more »

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Edited from Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) See more »

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Mohawk
Lyrics by Paul Herrick
Music by Edward L. Alperson Jr.
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Let's See What 50 Bucks Will Buy
27 March 2009 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

I remember as a teenager passing a theater poster of a scantily clad Rita Gam and wishing I had the money to go in. I know now what I didn't then-- it was my lucky day. Even a longer look at that shapely leg wouldn't have made up for all the bad acting (deCorsia's wooden Indian should be planted in front of a cigar store), the stupefied poetic dialogue ("You shine like a moon above the stars,"), the ridiculous Hollywood casting (malt-shop teen Tommy Cook as Indian warrior), and the ultra-cheap production values (backgrounds painted by art class dropouts). Heck, they couldn't even stage minimal outdoor battle scenes, using stock shots from 1939's Drums Along the Mohawk instead. Note too, how artificially the Indians emerge from the forest as though they're expecting a parade to pass by. At least the producers knew enough to play up the sex angle with a bevy of Indian maidens apparently recruited from a Las Vegas stage show. I'm just sorry that director Kurt Neumann's name is attached to this misfire. He did manage a number of quality low-budget sci-fi flicks like The Fly (1958), Kronos (1957), and the ground-breaking Rocketship X-M (1950). Maybe there's a lesson here, like it's easier to direct bug-eyed monsters than a bunch of phony Indians.


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