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Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958)

 |  War, Western  |  March 1958 (USA)
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The survivors of an Army patrol ambushed by Indians hook up with a group of cowboys who have also been attacked, and together they try to get to safety at the fort. Unfortunately for them, ... See full summary »

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Keith Richards ...
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The survivors of an Army patrol ambushed by Indians hook up with a group of cowboys who have also been attacked, and together they try to get to safety at the fort. Unfortunately for them, they're carrying a shipment of several dozen rifles that the Indians want, and are determined to get. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Savage by savage...they fought out of a deadly Apache torture trap!

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Clint Eastwood reportedly described this film as "probably the lousiest western ever made." See more »

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A soldier is shot in the back with an arrow, then turns around and is shot in the front with another arrow. As he turns, the guide wire for the second arrow is clearly visible against his dark shirt. See more »

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Henry the Scout: Campfire in Beekers Rocks. Want me to scout it, Mr. Blake?
Sgt. Matt Blake: If it's an ambush they wouldn't light a fire.
Henry the Scout: Mmm. Not an Apache ambush.
Sgt. Matt Blake: Not if it's any ambush.
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Young Clint glints as a diamond in the rough
8 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Let's face it - the only real reason to catch this pedestrian oater is to get a glimpse of a 27 year old Clinton Eastwood. The future star is still coltish in his acting craft here, and he hasn't fully developed his excellent timing and intensity as in "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly" and "Dirty Harry", but the B western does show why this film was a good reason that he pursue acting. His scenes with Margia Dean are the best in showing a charisma which would one day make him box office.

Made in 1958, Eastwood looks very youthful. He holds his own in scenes with a sturdy and sullen Scott Brady, and is somewhat confined by a script that has him cast as the young fool. But Eastwood does well with what he's got, and exhibits a star quality as a young Hollywood actor.


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