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A former Confederate officer and a Mexican try to prevent a former Confederate colonel from selling stolen rifles to renegade Apaches in Mexico.



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Complete credited cast:
James Lassiter
Capt. Haven
Rodriguez (as Tony Franciosa)
Col. Wagner
Sgt. Ben Franklyn
Barry Kelley ...
Mexican Bandit
Pardee Officer
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Two Army officers, an alcoholic ex-Confederate soldier and a womanizing Mexican travel to Mexico on a secret mission to prevent a megalomaniacal ex-Confederate colonel from selling a cache of stolen rifles to a band of murderous Apaches. Written by Marty McKee <>

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Release Date:

27 November 1964 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Río Conchos  »

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(Westrex Recording System)


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Richard Boone and Stuart Whitman were both Jewish. See more »


The time setting is 1867, but there are 1873 Winchesters being used. See more »


Bloodshirt: With new guns, Apache will kill, kill, kill, and white eye never forget what he get from apache, all his blood from wife and child to remind him.
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Good western out of the early 60s

I was kinda expecting a black hats/white hats movie but that's not what this is. The heroes are pretty rotten men themselves. Richard Boone, Stuart Whitman, Jim Brown, and Anthony Franciosa play four rather ruthless characters trying to track down the man selling guns to the apache. Boone in particular is outstanding as the Indian hater who just murders apache on sight! Franciosa is a smiling Mexican who can't be trusted for a second. Whitman and Brown are not quite as bad but they certainly aren't likable either. One of the real attractions in this movie is Wende Wagner who plays this sexy Indian girl. Not an important character and she never speaks a word of English, but you can't take your eyes off her.

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