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Captain Apache (1971)

A Native American born US Army officer, Captain Apache, investigating a murder, uncovers a presidential assassination plot.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Capt. Apache
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Maude
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Griffin
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Moon
Elisa Montés ...
Rosita (as Elisa Montes)
Tony Vogel ...
Snake
Charles Stalmaker ...
O'Rourke (as Charles Stalnaker)
Charly Bravo ...
Sanchez (as Charlie Bravo)
Faith Clift ...
Abigail
Dee Pollock ...
Ben (as D. Pollock)
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Al (as Dan Van Husen)
Hugh McDermott ...
Gen. Ryland
George Margo ...
Sheriff
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General (as Jose Bodalo)
Elsa Zabala ...
Witch
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A Native American born US Army officer, Captain Apache, investigating a murder, uncovers a presidential assassination plot.

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They Trailed Him...Tailed Him...Tried to Nail Him...NO WAY!!!


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Trivia

This was first announced for Yul Brynner in April 1970. See more »

Goofs

After Captain Apache is captured by Griffin's men outside the telegraph office he's taken to a run down stone building. Behind the building, in the upper right corner of the screen you can see some sort flashing neon sign or billboard in the distance. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Apache: I don't fight with freaks.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue:

"THE ONLY GOOD INDIAN IS A DEAD INDIAN" Paleface Saying

"THE ONLY GOOD PALEFACE IS A DEAD PALEFACE" Indian Saying

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Soundtracks

Captain Apache
Sung by Lee Van Cleef
Music by Dolores Claman
Words by Richard Morris
Guitar solo Juan Márquez (as Juan Marquez)
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mushrooms, a campfire, and lee van cleef vocals. awesome!
4 January 2004 | by (manchester, england) – See all my reviews

this western is so bad that it sends it into the realms of an awesome cult classic. the best scene is when lee van cleef gets captured by the bad guys. he's held in a cave, where bizarrely he ends up doing magic mushrooms and beats the bad guys up, around a campfire, to psychedelic imagery. it also has lee van cleef singing the main vocal track for the theme tune. this alone makes it intriguing viewing for any movie fan.


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