William Shatner plays two roles: cowboy Johnny Moon and his ruthless Indian twin brother, Notah. Notah likes peyote and gets the crazy idea that he's the Comanche messiah sent to lead the ...
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When Commanches go on the warpath, settlers take refuge in Ft. Eagle Rock commanded by Capt. Jackson. Undercover agent Cliff McPherson arrives at the undermanned fort to lend advice and ... See full summary »
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William Shatner plays two roles: cowboy Johnny Moon and his ruthless Indian twin brother, Notah. Notah likes peyote and gets the crazy idea that he's the Comanche messiah sent to lead the Comanche nation against the white man but more specifically the dusty desert town of Rio Hondo. Moon, estranged from his brother, decides to stop Notah either by words or by bullets. Written by
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In the duel on horseback between Johnny and Notah, Johnny rides a black horse and Notah is on a brown horse. After it's over, the wounded Johnny rides into view and falls off a brown horse. Then, when it's time to lead the Comanches back to the reservation, he's back on a black horse again. See more »
I watched this as a kid in Hacienda Heights, CA and enjoyed it only because I was a big, 11-year-old Star Trek fan at the time and this came on in the middle of the original series run. Have not seen it since it's original run but remember Shatter doing his Commanche war cry that sounded like the horse winnies that came form his mouth in the original series Star Trek episode "Plato's Step Children" where a midget was on his back.
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