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Rocky Mountain (1950)

In California during the Civil War, a Confederate patrol and a Union troop must set their differences aside in order to survive a Sioux attack.

Director:

William Keighley

Writers:

Winston Miller (screenplay), Alan Le May (screenplay) (as Alan LeMay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Errol Flynn ... Capt. Lafe Barstow (CSA)
Patrice Wymore ... Johanna Carter
Scott Forbes ... Lt. Rickey (USA)
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ... Pap Dennison (CSA) (as Guinn Williams)
Dickie Jones ... Jim (Buck) Wheat (CSA) (as Dick Jones)
Howard Petrie ... Cole Smith / California Beal
Slim Pickens ... Plank (CSA)
Chubby Johnson ... Gil Craigie - Stage Driver
Robert 'Buzz' Henry ... Kip Waterson (CSA) (as Buzz Henry)
Sheb Wooley ... Kay Rawlins
Peter Coe ... Pierre Duchesne (CSA)
Rush Williams ... Jonas Weatherby (CSA)
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Storyline

A Confederate troop, led by Captain Lafe Barstow, is prowling the far ranges of California and Nevada in a last desperate attempt to build up an army in the West for the faltering Confederacy. Because the patrol saves a stagecoach, with Johanna Carter as one of the passengers, from an Indian attack, and is marooned on a rocky mountain, it fails in its mission but the honor of the Old South is upheld. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Gun-violence echoes across the Dangerland of the West!


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghost Mountain See more »

Filming Locations:

Gallup, New Mexico, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

John Wayne was offered $200,000 but refused the lead role. See more »

Goofs

During the Indian fight over the stagecoach, a small sign with someone's jacket shows in the lower left of the film....it also has the number 27 on it. See more »

Quotes

[bloodthirsty Indians have surrounded Barstow and his companions]
Johanna Carter: I never thought it would end this way.
Capt. Lafe Barstow: There never was any other way. We just put it off awhile.
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Featured in The Adventures of Errol Flynn (2005) See more »

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Unique Aspects of This Film
13 September 2004 | by pgstipeSee all my reviews

Errol Flynn brings a world-weary look and an understated performance to this William Keighley directed Western. The film features several gifted horsemen Dickie Jones, Buzz Henry, Slim Pickens, Sheb Wooley and the legendary Yakima Canutt. It was the first film for both Pickens and Wooley who both became journeymen character actors.

It is also interesting to see Errol Flynn and Patrice Wymore (Mrs. Errol Flynn) work together in their only pairing on screen. The presence of Flynn's carousing companion Guinn "Big Boy" Williams also puts Flynn at ease in this role.

Rocky Mountain blends a Civil War chapter, rampaging Indians and a love triangle all in a solitary location shoot. One of the last black & white Westerns, it holds up well more than 50 years after it was filmed.


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