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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 ... See full summary »

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James Lassiter
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Rodriguez (as Tony Franciosa)
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Sally
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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 <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Four men stalking the Apache nation...on a mission that could drench the whole Southwest in blood and flames!

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27 November 1964 (West Germany)  »

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Río Conchos  »

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Film debut of Jim Brown. He gave up his football career, at its peak, to try acting. See more »

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

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Bloodshirt: With new guns, Apache will kill, kill, kill, and white guy never forget what he get from apache, all his blood from wife and child to remind him.
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pretty good western
21 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was directed by Gordon Douglas and stars Richard Boone, Stuart Whitman, Jim Brown and Edmond O'Brien. Boone stars as a former major in the confederate army and is now just a drunk who hates the Indians and kills as many as he can. Boone is found with a repeating rifle that was stolen from the army but he didn't know that and is thrown in jail. Whitman was the soldier who was in charge of the rifles but they were stolen and taken down to Mexico. So Whitman and Brown go after the rifles undercover and they take Boone and Anthony Franciosa, a Mexican who was about to be hanged, along with them. It's a pretty good western and it's nice to see Boone with the starring role instead of playing the villain.


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