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Seminole Uprising (1955)

Approved | | War, Western | 1 May 1955 (USA)
Cavalry Lieutenant Can Elliott is ordered to bring in Seminole Indian chief Black Cat, who is leading his tribe in a campaign of terror and bloodshed. Black Cat kidnaps Susan Hannah, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
... Lt. Cam Elliott
... Susan Hannah
... Cubby Crouch
Steven Ritch ... Black Cat (as Steve Ritch)
Ed Hinton ... Capt. Philip Dudley
... Sgt. Chris Zanoba
James Maloney ... Tony Zanoba (as Jim Moloney)
... Toby Wilson
Howard Wright ... Col. Hannah
Rus Conklin ... High Cloud (as Russ Conklin)
Jonni Paris ... Malawa
Joanne Rio ... Tasson Li
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Cavalry Lieutenant Can Elliott is ordered to bring in Seminole Indian chief Black Cat, who is leading his tribe in a campaign of terror and bloodshed. Black Cat kidnaps Susan Hannah, daughter of Colonel Hannah and the girl Cam loves, planning to trade her to renegade white men for guns. Cam pursues the Seminoles, and after a bloody battle in which his small force kills hundred of Seminoles with avalanche and fire, forces Black Cat's surrender. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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"THE BLACK CAT" AGAINST THE U. S. ARMY! Half-Indian...Half devil...All rebel...Destroyer of armies...The man it took the U. S. two years and 10,000 men to conquer! See more »

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1 May 1955 (USA)  »

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Häuptling Schwarzer Pfeil  »

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1.85 : 1
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Patchwork cavalry-Indian western
28 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

This western has a small budget look and the familiar plot of the U.S. cavalry rounding up Indians and returning them to their reservation. The movie is essentially that of the troopers skirmishing with the Indians and battling thirst before peace is restored. Another plot angle is a lieutenant's mixed heritage which causes romantic strife with his status-conscious fiancé. Most of the battle scenes are comprised of stock footage from other westerns which give this film a disjointed look. George Montgomery starred in many low-budget films of this type in the 1950s, and this movie doesn't offer anything new. Karin Booth plays Montgomery's romantic interest and Steven Ritch is the renegade chief whose Indians battle Montgomery's soldiers.


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