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The Canadians (1961)

When the Sioux come to Canada, the Canadians permit them to stay in Canada if they come peacefully. However, some cowboys kill all inhabitants of one of their villages. The cowboys seek to ... See full summary »

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When the Sioux come to Canada, the Canadians permit them to stay in Canada if they come peacefully. However, some cowboys kill all inhabitants of one of their villages. The cowboys seek to get back their horses, but they pretend to search for a girl who once had been robbed by the Indians. Written by Robert Kuehne <kuehne@fubini.mathematik.uni-freiburg.de>

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11 March 1961 (USA)  »

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Const. Springer: He said you were taking along two men. Why I-I don't suppose you would consider taking me, sir?
Insp. William Gannon: You?
Const. Springer: Well, yes sir. I could lead the pack horses, stand night guard, cook...
Insp. William Gannon: You cook?
Const. Springer: No, sir.
Insp. William Gannon: But you're willing to learn?
Const. Springer: Yes, sir.
Insp. William Gannon: It could be dangerous.
Const. Springer: Well, I'm not afraid of the Sioux, sir.
Insp. William Gannon: Not the Sioux - your cooking.
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Great movie of important historic significance.....
30 January 2012 | by (Regina, SK. Canada) – See all my reviews

I actually saw this movie in 1961 when it was world-wide premiered at our theatre (The Capitol Theatre) here in Regina, SK.

From this date forward, I fell in love with the beautiful Cypress Hills area, here in our great Province of Saskatchewan in Canada! You understand that, with it's altitude, only certain flora and fauna are unique to this area as The Cypress Hills area is the highest elevation in Canada East of the Canadian Rocky Mountains! Of course the Cypress Hills was the original site for the movie shoot - The Canadians! I would love to buy a DVD copy of this film. Can anyone help me ?? Thank you, Joe Lomas, Regina, SK


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