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Geronimo (1962)

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An Apache warrior who defies U.S. attempts to bring the Indians under control grapples with an array of U.S. soldiers sent to subdue his revolt. Sympathetic scouts seek to bring Geronimo ... See full summary »

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Kamala Devi ...
Teela
Pat Conway ...
Capt. William Maynard
Armando Silvestre ...
Natchez
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Lt. John Delahay
Lawrence Dobkin ...
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Jeremiah Burns
Enid Jaynes ...
Huera
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Mangus
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Senator Conrad
Nancy Rodman ...
Mrs. Marsh (as Nancy Roldán)
Wallace Earl ...
Mrs. Burns (as Amanda Ames)
Eduardo Noriega ...
Col. Morales
Claudio Brook
Joe Higgins ...
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An Apache warrior who defies U.S. attempts to bring the Indians under control grapples with an array of U.S. soldiers sent to subdue his revolt. Sympathetic scouts seek to bring Geronimo back to the reservation before he is hunted down. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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No bullet could kill him. No army could capture him. See more »


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Das letzte Kommando  »

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Average Shot Length = ~5.4 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~5.3 seconds. See more »

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Geronimo clearly holds out his right hand showing the palm is unmarked, but when he bends down to the water to wash his hands there is a black 'X' on it. See more »

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Blue-eyed Chuck plays Geronimo with a very straight face...
17 November 2007 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

There's really nothing to distinguish GERONIMO from any standard Hollywood western about outlaws, except that this time it's a lone outlaw against the U.S. cavalry at a time when Indian treaties were being broken and the Indians wanted to fight over territorial rights. Nothing complex here, just a fictionalized account of Geronimo's love for an Indian woman who bears him a son before the fadeout and after the final battle.

Blond and blue-eyed CHUCK CONNORS isn't anyone's idea of an Indian so it's hard to tell what the casting director was thinking, but he does a commendable job of looking like one, thanks to make-up and costumes, except for the blue eyes. He makes no attempt at any sort of native accent but his stoic manner and steely-eyed gaze does help the characterization. KAMALA DEVI is good as the Indian woman who bears his child and ADAM WEST has a pivotal role as a sympathetic officer.

Nicely photographed but short on battle skirmishes, it makes passable entertainment but is hardly an outstanding western by any yardstick, dull in some stretches with a less than inspired script.


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