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Warpath (1951)

Passed | | Drama, Western | August 1951 (USA)
John Vickers joins Custer's cavalry regiment seeking private revenge.

Director:

Byron Haskin

Writer:

Frank Gruber
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edmond O'Brien ... John Vickers
Dean Jagger ... Sam Quade
Forrest Tucker ... Sgt. O'Hara
Harry Carey Jr. ... Capt. Gregson
Polly Bergen ... Molly Quade
James Millican ... Gen. George Armstrong Custer
Wallace Ford ... Pvt. 'Irish' Potts
Paul Fix ... Pvt. Fiore
Louis Jean Heydt ... Herb Woodson
Paul Lees Paul Lees ... Cpl. Stockbridge
Walter Sande ... Sgt. Parker
Charles Dayton Charles Dayton ... Lt. Nelson
Robert Bray ... Maj. Comstock (as Bob Bray)
Douglas Spencer ... Kelso
James Burke ... Oldtimer
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Storyline

John Vickers finally tracks down one of the three men who killed his true love. Before he dies, the miscreant admits that his accomplices joined the cavalry. Vickers, a former officer himself, does likewise, after saving pretty Molly Quade from rowdy Sergeant O'Hara, who sets out to harass the new recruit. After incidents during a battle with the Sioux, Vickers is pretty sure O'Hara is one of his men. But can he reconcile his desire for vengeance with loyalty to the Army? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Genres:

Drama | Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Am Marterpfahl der Sioux See more »

Filming Locations:

Billings, Montana, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nat Holt Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Harry Carey Jr. (Capt. Gregson) was the son-in-law of Paul Fix (Pvt. Fiore). See more »

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When O'Hara meets privately with Quade in Quade's kitchen, O'Hara's cigar is almost gone, but in the closeup, the cigar is almost new. See more »

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Top notch Western revenge thriller
9 March 2007 | by drystyxSee all my reviews

O'Brien plays a man whose fiancé was murdered by three bandits. After killing one, he finds that another one is in the cavalry, so joins the cavalry to find him. He doesn't know what the two men look like, but they soon realize he is onto them. Along the way, he proves his worth, and is made an officer. He falls in love with a woman whose father may be one of the men he is looking for. After some skirmishes he is captured, along the woman, her father (Dean Jagger), Forest Tucker, Paul Fix, and others, and they await their deaths at the hands of Native Americans. First class story of revenge, and an all star cast, including the afore mentioned.


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