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Walk the Proud Land (1956)

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Indian Agent sent to try new approach to peace with Apaches based on respect for automomy rather than submission to Army. Wins over reservation chiefs and the Indian widow (Bancroft) given ... See full summary »

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Indian Agent sent to try new approach to peace with Apaches based on respect for automomy rather than submission to Army. Wins over reservation chiefs and the Indian widow (Bancroft) given to him as housekeeper. Through use of diplomacy and demonstrations of faith in Apache leaders, reservation is put on the road to automomy. Conflicts arise between Apache widow and Eastern wife but latter has a lot to learn. Written by Rita Richardson <rita.richardson@arch2.nara.gov>

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The true story of Indian Agent John Philip Clum! See more »

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In the knife fight scene where Clum breaks up the war dance, his opponent slashes at Clum and hits a tree. When the two separate, the knife is obviously pulled from the tree. In the next scene the two are on the ground fighting, but the knife is stuck in the tree. See more »

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Only heard of John Clum before in Wyatt Earp movies.
25 September 2006 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Saw this movie years ago and recently taped it for my collection as a worthwhile Western movie. It took me a long time to catch on that this was the same John P. Clum that you hear mentioned in the many, many TV shows and movies in all western movies relating to Wyatt Earp, as Editor of the Tombstone Epitaph. I think I can name about 10, starting with Richard Dix "The Town Too Tough to Die" about 1939. John Clum must have been a very intelligent man to be chosen as an Indian agent, and then later have the ability to run a newspaper in Tombstone. The end of the movie gave the impression, after the old Indian Chief had a talk with him, that he might stay but he did not. We were not told the year this Agent was active at San Carlos, but we know Clum was established in Tombstone by 1880, so there is nothing on his life in between. Clum made history when he wrote of the Gunfight at the OK Corral on October 27, 1881. Copies of the original newspaper can still be purchased in Tombstone. I got mine Oct 2001 on a trip, and some extras for my old fogy buddies who still play "cowboys".


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