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Geronimo (1962)

Approved | | Action, Biography, History | 1 May 1962 (USA)
In 1880s Arizona, General Crook and his troops are trying to subdue the last tribe of Apache led by Geronimo.

Director:

Arnold Laven

Writers:

Pat Fielder (story), Arnold Laven (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chuck Connors ... Geronimo
Kamala Devi ... Teela
Pat Conway ... Capt. William Maynard
Armando Silvestre ... Natchez
Adam West ... Lt. John Delahay
Lawrence Dobkin ... Gen. George A. Crook
John Anderson ... Jeremiah Burns
Enid Jaynes Enid Jaynes ... Huera
Ross Martin ... Mangus
Denver Pyle ... Senator Conrad
Nancy Rodman Nancy Rodman ... Mrs. Marsh (as Nancy Roldán)
Wallace Earl Laven Wallace Earl Laven ... Mrs. Burns (as Amanda Ames)
Eduardo Noriega ... Col. Morales
Claudio Brook ... Mr. Henry
Joe Higgins ... Kincaide
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Storyline

An Apache warrior who defies U.S. attempts to bring the Indians under control grapples with an array of U.S. soldiers sent to subdue his revolt. Sympathetic scouts seek to bring Geronimo back to the reservation before he is hunted down. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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No bullet could kill him. No army could capture him. See more »


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Approved | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sangre Apache See more »

Filming Locations:

Bavispe, Sonora, Mexico See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Average Shot Length = ~5.4 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~5.3 seconds. See more »

Goofs

Geronimo clearly holds out his right hand showing the palm is unmarked, but when he bends down to the water to wash his hands there is a black 'X' on it. See more »

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Featured in Reel Injun (2009) See more »

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Okay western
7 July 2012 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

I should admit that I have no idea how accurate this biopic is of the legendary Native American called Geronimo. It's probably just loosely based on the real events surrounding him, so I probably should judge the movie on its entertainment level. I thought for the most part it was an okay western. While I would have preferred a real Native American to play the title role, I have to admit Chuck Connors did well, giving his character an intensity and charisma that keeps you watching and interested despite the script problems. The script problems include the movie not really going deep in his character, and ending at a point that will make you wonder what happened in real life to Geronimo afterwards. But despite these and other script problems, I have to admit that I was never bored, so I'll give this movie a pass.


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