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Hondo and the Apaches (1967)

Two episodes from the TV series "Hondo" edited together and released as a feature.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hondo Lane (archive footage)
Angie Dow (archive footage)
Tribolet (archive footage)
Buffalo Baker (archive footage) (as Noah Beery)
Capt. Richards (archive footage)
Sean Gallagher (archive footage)
General Philip Sheridan (archive footage)
Ed Dow (archive footage)
Buddy Foster ...
Johnny Dow (archive footage)
Vittoro (archive footage)
Silva (archive footage)
Krantz (archive footage)
Reese (as Steve Marlo)
Lieutenant (archive footage)
Colonel George Crook (archive footage) (as Bill Bryant)


Renegade Apaches capture frontier scout Hondo Lane who's trying to keep the peace between the soldiers at Arizona's Ft. Lowell and the local Indian chief, Vittorio. "Your dying will be slow and hard," the renegades tell Hondo, just before staking him out and preparing to pour hot coals on his bare chest. Vittorio arrives in time to save Hondo but troubles remain at the fort. Hondo's forced to kill the husband of store-owner Angie Dow, whose little boy adores him, and he must help protect a local mine owned by a man named Gallagher. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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Release Date:

18 March 1968 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Hondo  »

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Silva: Your dying will be slow and hard.
[looks at Hondo's dog, Sam]
Silva: Today two white dogs will die.
Hondo Lane: Beat it, Sam!
Silva: [after the dog runs off] Then you will die two times as slow.
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If it would be only for Robert Taylor in his last western (and last of 33 years movies for MGM), this one has to be seen.
26 July 2004 | by (La Frette sur Seine, France) – See all my reviews

If it would be only for Robert Taylor in his last western (and last of 33 years movies for MGM), this one has to be seen. Of course it's not one of the great westerns of all times, and the TV style of the sixties is quite obvious, but Ralph Taeger was as good as possible playing the character of Hondo after John Wayne in the 1953 John Farrow's classic. But for me, the real star here is Robert Taylor, bringing with him so many western's memories, from "Billy the Kid" to "Return of the Gunfighter", including highlights as "Ambush", "Westward the Women", "The Last Hunt" and "The Law and Jake Wade". This one was for him a farewell to the Old West, and he didn't miss it.

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