A fur-trapper named Kelly, who once saved the life of a Sioux chief, is allowed to set his traps in Sioux territory during the late 1870s. Reluctantly he takes on a tenderfoot assistant named Anse and together they give shelter to a runaway Arapaho woman. Tensions develop when Anse falls in love with this woman and when the Sioux chief arrives with his warriors to re-claim her.Written by
dinky-4 of Minneapolis
Clint Walker explains to Edd Byrnes why a new mule is called shavetail. The saying comes from the practice in the army of shaving the tails of newly broken pack mules to distinguish them from seasoned ones. The term was applied to Second Lieutenants who were not very experienced in Army matters. See more »
After Kelly shoots Sayapi, and walks over to his body, Sayapi takes a
breath. You can see his chest move. See more »
Opening credits: The West was opened by courageous trail-blazing pioneers like Lewis & Clark and Luther "Yellowstone" Kelly, - - trapper, surveyor, and indian scout who was the first frontiersman to cross the mighty Yellowstone Valley. See more »
Only moderately acceptable to the Western lovers...
In 'Yellowstone Kelly,' Clint 'Cheyenne' Walker plays a muscular fur-trapper who prevents war between Indians and U.S. Cavalry, and who survives only to find true love in the arms of a beautiful and talented newcomer Andrea Martin...
Becoming a 'squaw man' and a devoted one, Clint Walker goes Western all the way in this standard action film with routine excitements and a cast of TV faces: John Russell as the tall, darkly chief prancing across the plains; Ray Danton as the Indian with conviction and authority; Claude Akins as the heavy tough sergeant; and Warren Oates making his debut as a proud soldier...
With the absence of a strong story line in the screenplay, but displaying an outstanding Technicolor photography, 'Yellowstone Kelly' is
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