Major Dundee (1965) Poster



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My Darling Clementine (1946)
The civilian troopers sing the song as they exit Fort Benlin at the beginning (Peckinpah was a fan of that film).
Fort Apache (1948)
The scene where the troop leaves Fort Benlin singing conflicting songs is a parody of the scene from Ford's film, where the troopers ride out singing a regimental march.
Red River (1948)
The shot of Dundee wading through the crowd of prisoners in Fort Benlin is taken from this film (a scene with John Wayne's character going through the cowboys).
Rio Grande (1950)
The plotline about boy children being taken captive by hostile Apaches is taken from this film.
Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)
The setting (a Union POW in New Mexico), a battle where Union/Confederate soldiers team up against hostile Indians, and a specific scene where assembled Confederate prisoners defiantly whistle Dixie to their captors.
The Searchers (1956)
The scene where they sing "Shall We Gather At The River?" while burying the dead soldiers
Touch of Evil (1958)
Character tells Charlton Heston he'd have a hard time passing for a Mexican in a tongue-in-cheek moment
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
The execution of O.W. Hadley is based on the execution of Gasim by Lawrence, and Dundee's exile in Durango seems based Lawrence's in Daran (sic).

Referenced in 

I Dream of Jeannie: The Moving Finger (1965) (TV Episode)
A poster can be seen at Grauman's Chinese Theater.
Culpable para un delito (1966)
In the scene in which Mónica drives Martín to Horacio's office, a flashing sign advertising Major Dundee can be seen.
Monty Python's Flying Circus: Salad Days (1972) (TV Episode)
Before showing a clip from the fake Peckinpah film "Salad Days" three of his real movies are mentioned, including this one.
Tocata y fuga de Lolita (1974)
The film is mentioned in a conversation

Featured in 

Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade (2004) (TV Movie)
contains clips from this film
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 7 April 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of thie film were show during a tribute to Charlton Heston.

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