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A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail/supply center. Along with them is sent a doctor who causes instant antipathy between him and the commander. The secret plan for the mission is overheard by a southern belle who must be taken along to assure her silence. The Union officers each have different reasons for wanting to be on the mission. Written by
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The quote at the Greenbriar dinner, "And yet your fair discourse hath been as sweet as sugar making the hard way sweet and delectable" is from "Richard II", Act II Scene 3 by William Shakespeare. See more »
Grierson tells Grant that the raiding force will consist of the 1st Illinois, 1st Michigan, and 2nd Iowa Cavalry regiments. In fact, the brigade was composed of the 6th and 7th Illinois with 2nd Iowa. See more »
Col. John Marlowe:
[after knocking out the deserters and giving Goodbody a pistol. Bows low]
Compliments of Miss Hannah Hunter of Greenbriar.
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great scenes, great story, but the film is not as good.
When this film starts, you think you are going to see one of Ford's best. The scenes showing the cavalry are on the same level as Fort Apache and She Wore A Yellow Ribbon. The story which is based on a true fact, could not be better. There is a scene showing young southern boys attacking, which is one of the best moments I have ever seen on the screen. Where the film goes wrong is in the unconvincing performance of Constance Towers, and the fact that they tried to give too much importance to the part played by William Holden. which really should be secondary. I also missed the presence of Victor McLaglen, Ford could never find someone to replace him. It is a pleasure to see Hoot Gibson, he is even better than when he was young.
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