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Yellowstone Kelly (1959)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  11 December 1959 (Finland)
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In 1870s, in the Sioux territory south of the Missouri, trapper and Indian scout Luther Yellowstone Kelly is hired by the army at Fort Buford but runs into trouble with the Sioux.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Luther 'Yellowstone' Kelly
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Anse Harper (as Edward Byrnes)
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Gall
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Sayapi, Gall's Nephew
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Sergeant
Rhodes Reason ...
Major Towns
Andra Martin ...
Wahleeah, Sayapi's Arapaho Captive
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Lieutenant
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Corporal
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Storyline

A fur-trapper named Kelly, who once saved the life of a Sioux chief, is allowed to set his traps in Sioux territory during the late 1870s. Reluctantly he takes on a tenderfoot assistant named Anse and together they give shelter to a runaway Arapaho woman. Tensions develop when Anse falls in love with this woman and when the Sioux chief arrives with his warriors to re-claim her. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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Always, the Kid strained to match Big Kelly's stride... and finally did, one Indian-screaming afternoon... See more »

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11 December 1959 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Man nannte ihn Kelly  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The horse ridden by Kelly is the same one that Clint Walker rode most of the time in the television series, Cheyenne (1955). The horse, named Brandy, can be identified by the large white blaze and the white spot on its right hip. See more »

Goofs

During the the big gunfight towards the end of the movie, when the corporal (Warren Oates) gets shot in the head, you can clearly see the red special effects shot come in from the left side of the screen and stick to the right side of his forehead. See more »

Quotes

Yellowstone Kelly: Yeah, he said he was gonna cross the Yellowstone and jump the Sioux.
Anse Harper: Will he try a fool thing like that?
Yellowstone Kelly: If he does, the ground is going to be full of soldiers.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits: The West was opened by courageous trail-blazing pioneers like Lewis & Clark and Luther "Yellowstone" Kelly, - - trapper, surveyor, and indian scout who was the first frontiersman to cross the mighty Yellowstone Valley. See more »

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Referenced in Best of Bandstand (1986) See more »

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Lack of comments about Yellowstone Kelly.
19 April 2000 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

I can't believe that there is only one comment about Yellowstone Kelly, I know you couldn't really call it a classic or anything but I know films that are a lot worse that have been much better received in your lists. That is only my opinion and I don't wish to upset anyone but again as previously stated I think this film is a real cracker and has lasted the test of time! Graham Lenegan.


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