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White Feather (1955)

Approved | | History, Western | 16 February 1955 (USA)
In 1877 Wyoming, during the peace negotiations between the Cheyenne and the USA, an Indian girl falls in-love with a land surveyor, causing the ire of her Cheyenne fiance.

Director:

Robert D. Webb (as Robert Webb)

Writers:

Delmer Daves (screenplay), Leo Townsend (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Complete credited cast:
Robert Wagner ... Josh Tanner
John Lund ... Col. Lindsay
Debra Paget ... Appearing Day
Jeffrey Hunter ... Little Dog
Eduard Franz ... Chief Broken Hand
Noah Beery Jr. ... Lt. Ferguson (as Noah Beery)
Virginia Leith ... Ann Magruder
Emile Meyer ... Magruder
Hugh O'Brian ... American Horse
Milburn Stone ... Commissioner Trenton
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The story of the peace mission from the US cavalry to the Cheyenne Indians in Wyoming during the 1870s. The mission is threatened when a civilian surveyor befriends the chief's son and falls for the chief's daughter. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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Beyond Any Indian Adventure Ever Filmed!

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History | Western

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Trivia

First American movie filmed (in 1954) in Durango, Mexico, because art director Jack Martin Smith liked the soundstages in the city and found the surrounding landscapes to be just what he was looking for. See more »

Goofs

The first time Little Dog (Jeffrey Hunter) and his party encounter Tanner (Robert Wagner), they are armed with repeating carbines. On all later occasions, they have bows until the very end when the rifles appear again. See more »

Quotes

Magruder: Get that squaw out of here!
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Referenced in Chappaqua (1966) See more »

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A GREAT 1955 FILM CLASSIC!
14 July 2003 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

Robert Wagner( Josh Tanner) was climbing up the ladder of success in this movie and gave an excellent performance along with Debra Paget(Appearing Day) and even Noah Berry, Jr.(Lt. Ferguson)(son of the famous Wallace Berry of the 1930's and 40's) The photography was fantastic and the plot was not just one of those typical Western films. In many ways, this picture made you feel very sorry for the Native Americas of this country who lost their wonderful land and Buffalo and had to locate South in very barren lands. Try to catch this movie on TV and you will definitely enjoy the youthful face of Robert Wagner along with great actors and a wonderfully made film of 1955!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 February 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Challenge See more »

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Budget:

$1,125,000 (estimated)
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Panoramic Productions See more »
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4-Track Stereo (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.55 : 1
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