During the Rif War in Morocco, the French Foreign Legion's outpost of Tarfa is threatened by Khalif Hussein's tribes but Sergeant Mike Kincaid devises a plan of survival until the arrival of French reinforcements.
A delicious love story centered around a single father attempting raise his son despite the temptations of liquor and women. Lancaster shines as the stable and regal frontiersman fending off the seductions of Walter Matthieu and lewd desires.
The picture was entered in the 1955 Venice Film Festival. See more »
Early in the film when Big Eli sounds the call on the large horn, you can see by his face that he is not actually playing the horn, this is confirmed when he removes the horn from his mouth but the last note plays for a split second longer. See more »