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Rio Conchos -- 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.
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Director:
Writers:
Joseph Landon (screenplay) and
Clair Huffaker (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
27 November 1964 (West Germany) See more »
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Four men stalking the Apache nation...on a mission that could drench the whole Southwest in blood and flames!
Plot:
Two Army officers, an alcoholic ex-Confederate soldier and a womanizing Mexican travel to Mexico on... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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Good western out of the early 60s See more (39 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Richard Boone ... James Lassiter

Stuart Whitman ... Capt. Haven

Anthony Franciosa ... Rodriguez (as Tony Franciosa)

Wende Wagner ... Sally
Warner Anderson ... Col. Wagner

Jim Brown ... Sgt. Ben Franklyn
Rodolfo Acosta ... Bloodshirt
Barry Kelley ... Croupier

Vito Scotti ... Mexican Bandit
House Peters Jr. ... Pardee Officer

Kevin Hagen ... Blondebeard

Edmond O'Brien ... Col. Theron Pardee
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Adler ... Pardee Soldier (uncredited)

Timothy Carey ... Chico (uncredited)
Roberto Contreras ... Mexican at Corral (uncredited)
Linda Cordova ... Mexican Girl (uncredited)
Abel Fernandez ... Mexican at Corral (uncredited)
Marie Gomez ... Anita (uncredited)
William Graeff Jr. ... Sentry (uncredited)
M. Hakim ... Houseman (uncredited)
Eve Marlowe ... Isabelle (uncredited)
Billy McCoy ... Trooper (uncredited)
Jorge Moreno ... Mexican Patrol Leader (uncredited)
Mickey Simpson ... Bartender (uncredited)
Richard Walsh ... Corporal of Guard (uncredited)

Directed by
Gordon Douglas 
 
Writing credits
Joseph Landon (screenplay) and
Clair Huffaker (screenplay)

Clair Huffaker (novel)

Produced by
David Weisbart .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jerry Goldsmith 
 
Cinematography by
Joseph MacDonald (director of photography) (as Joe MacDonald)
 
Film Editing by
Joseph Silver 
 
Art Direction by
William J. Creber  (as William Creber)
Jack Martin Smith 
 
Set Decoration by
Lucien Hafley 
Walter M. Scott 
 
Makeup Department
Margaret Donovan .... hair stylist
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph E. Rickards .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Mazzola Anthony .... props (uncredited)
Robert McLaughlin .... property master (uncredited)
Walter Wiley .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Alfred Bruzlin .... sound
Elmer Raguse .... sound
Harry Proodian .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
William Graeff Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Roberson .... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Smith .... Stunt Double Stuart Whitman (uncredited)
Dean Smith .... stunts (uncredited)
Bobby Somers .... stunts (uncredited)
Troy Ward .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Duke Callaghan .... camera operator (uncredited)
Robert Coburn .... still photographer (uncredited)
William Cronjager .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Walt Kershner .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Earl Spicer .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator
Laurindo Almeida .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Victor Arno .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Robert Bain .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Pete Carpenter .... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Carl Fortina .... musician: accordion (uncredited)
Jerry Goldsmith .... conductor (uncredited)
Wally Heglin .... music copyist (uncredited)
Louis Kaufman .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Milton Kestenbaum .... musician: bass (uncredited)
Red Mitchell .... musician: bass (uncredited)
Richard Nash .... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Emil Richards .... musician: drums (uncredited)
Urban Thielmann .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Raymond Turner .... musician: piano (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Rose Steinberg .... script supervisor
Eugene Busch .... dialogue director (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
107 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Finland:K-16 (1964) (cut) | Finland:(Banned) (1964) (uncut) | Germany:16 (DVD rating) | Norway:16 | Sweden:15 | West Germany:16 (nf)

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Trivia:
Film debut of Jim Brown. He gave up his football career, at its peak, to try acting.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: The time setting is 1867, but there are 1873 Winchesters being used.See more »
Quotes:
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.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Jim Brown: All American (2002) (TV)See more »

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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Good western out of the early 60s, 18 May 2006

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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