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Mohawk (1956)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 1 April 1956 (USA)
In 1700s New York, a Boston artist working in the remote Fort Alden is torn between his love for 2 women and thrown into the middle of a Mohawk-Iroquois-American war.

Director:

Kurt Neumann

Writers:

Maurice Geraghty (story and screenplay), Milton Krims (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Scott Brady ... Jonathan
Rita Gam ... Onida
Neville Brand ... Rokhawah
Lori Nelson ... Cynthia
Allison Hayes ... Greta
Rhys Williams ... Clem Jones
Barbara Jo Allen ... Aunt Agatha (as Vera Vague)
Mae Clarke ... Minikah
Ted de Corsia ... Kowanen
Tommy Cook ... Keoga
John Hoyt ... Butler
John Hudson ... Captain Langley
Michael Granger Michael Granger ... Mohawk Priest
James O'Hara ... Sergeant (as James Lilburn)
Chabon Jadi Chabon Jadi ... Dancer
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Storyline

An artist working in a remote army post is juggling the storekeeper's daughter, his fiancée newly arrived from the east, and the Indian Chief's daughter. But when a vengeful settler manages to get the army and the braves at each other's throats his troubles really begin. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Plot Keywords:

fort | artist | indian | settler | valley | See All (53) »

Taglines:

Their untamed love spoke louder than war drums! See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mohawk Massacre See more »

Filming Locations:

Utah, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Pathécolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Contains extensive archive footage from Drums Along the Mohawk (1939). See more »

Goofs

Onida wears a pair of trousers with a zipper up the back. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Cynthia Stanhope: [points to Indians in the nearby woods] Auntie!
Aunt Agatha: Why, aren't they handsome!
Cynthia Stanhope: Aunt Agatha!
Aunt Agatha: At my age, a lady no longer has to hide her admiration for handsome men.
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Crazy Credits

Closing credits epilogue: . . . AND THOSE WERE THE PLAYERS OF THE LEGEND See more »

Connections

Edited from Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Plays the Strings of My Banjo
Lyrics by Paul Herrick
Music by Edward L. Alperson Jr.
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outrageous, but kind of enjoyable
11 March 2003 | by tmwestSee all my reviews

This western has a great defect: The Mohawk look exactly like your next door neighbor with a bit of make up, like they were dressed for a costume party, in other words they do not look real at all.

Rita Gam although she is very pretty, is a joke, because she is supposed to be a Mohawk.The most ridiculous scene in the film is Neville Brand doing the Indian war dance. Scott Brady is a painter and Lori Nelson, Allison Hayes and Rita Gam are all in love with him, lucky guy. Still, this film is enjoyable, the women are pretty and the story flows predictably, but easy.


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