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Fort Massacre (1958)

Not Rated | | Western | May 1958 (USA)
A cavalry troop finds itself under constant attack by Indians.

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(as Martin M. Goldsmith)
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Sgt. Vinson
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Pvt. McGurney
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Piute Girl
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Pvt. Robert W. Travis
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Pvt. Pendleton
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Pawnee (Indian scout)
Robert Osterloh ...
Pvt. Schwabacker
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Pvt. Collins
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Old Piute Man (as Francis J. McDonald)
Guy Prescott ...
Pvt. Tucker
Rayford Barnes ...
Pvt. Moss
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Charlie the Trader
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Adele (Charlie's wife)
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Storyline

During the Indian Wars in the Southwest, a sergeant assumes command of a cavalry detachment after it is mauled in an Apache ambush that killed its captain and seriously wounded its lieutenant. The surviving troopers must reach either a larger cavalry column or a wagon train the column is to escort. But first they need water and the nearest water hole is in Apache hands.... Written by Mister-UHF

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THE WEST'S MOST SAVAGE STORY OF HATE, PRIDE AND CUNNING! (original print ad - all caps)

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Western

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

May 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Letzten der 2. Schwadron  »

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(as De Luxe)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In 1958, United Artists released this film on a double bill with The Steel Bayonet (1957). See more »

Goofs

Forrest Tucker's Irish accent constantly comes and goes throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Vinson: I need a six-foot hole dug. Any volunteers?
Pvt. McGurney: Don't look at me, Sergeant. I'm too overcome with grief.
Pvt. Pendelton: Well, I certainly can't do that!
Pvt. Collins: All right, I'll be the goat. Half the tobacco?
Pvt. McGurney: Collins, three feet will be plenty. He was only half a man.
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OK Oater
28 September 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Standard fare beautifully shot. Joel McCrea and Forest Tucker give good performances in this story about a cavalry troop under move, constantly under attack. The real star is the cinematography, shot in beautiful color and featuring some of the best scenery outside a John Ford western. Be sure to see it in wide screen!


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