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Comanche Station (1960)

Approved | | Drama, Western | 1 March 1960 (USA)
A man saves a woman who had been kidnapped by Comanches, then struggles to get both of them home alive.

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Jefferson Cody
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Nancy Lowe
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Ben Lane
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Frank
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Dobie
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Station Man
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Storyline

Loner Cody trades with the Comanches to get a white girl released. He is joined on his way back to the girl's husband by an outlaw and his sidekicks. It turns out there is a large reward for the return of the girl, and with the Indians on the warpath and the outlaw being an old enemy of Cody's, things are set for several showdowns. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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The One-Man War Against The Comancheros! See more »

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Drama | Western

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shot in 12 days. See more »

Goofs

The Comanche did not wear the scalp lock ("Mohawk") hairstyle, and also, contrary to this film's location, were not present in southwestern New Mexico (Lordsburg). See more »

Quotes

Ben Lane: Frank, take a ride up river. See if they crossed ahead of us. If they cut our track, it's gonna put us between a rock and a hard place.
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Referenced in Budd Boetticher: An American Original (2005) See more »

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Short T
15 September 2006 | by (LI) – See all my reviews

Saw this film again tonite via the DVD, mainly because it's Scott's penultimate film. Immediately thought of similarity to Scott's The Tall T, later to Ride Lonesome and Seven Men from Now. Difference is I'd give that Elmore Leonard story a few notches on this. Claude Akins is better than just Movin On but doesn't have the menace of Richard Boone or Lee Marvin. Scenery is favored over dialogue. Lots of cutting from scene to scene to indicate time has passed. Skip Hoemeier reprises his role as number 2 gun hand to the villain (Billy Jack to Boone ). Scott is great trading with the Comanche or getting the drop on the bad guys. Lots of good but familiar dialogue- "Seemed like a good idea". He is the archetype noble cowboy true to his values and keeping his dignity, yet always practical. I like this film very much and will watch it again; I'm sure.


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