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Apache Drums (1951)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Drama | April 1951 (USA)
A gambler is thrown out of a western town, but returns when the town is suddenly threatened by a band of marauding Apaches.

Director:

Hugo Fregonese

Writers:

David Chandler (screenplay), Harry Brown (from "Stand at Spanish Boot")
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Stephen McNally ... Sam Leeds
Coleen Gray ... Sally
Willard Parker ... Mayor Joe Madden
Arthur Shields ... Rev. Griffin
James Griffith ... Lt. Glidden
Armando Silvestre ... Pedro-Peter
Georgia Backus ... Mrs. Keon
Clarence Muse ... Jehu
Ruthelma Stevens ... Betty Careless
James Best ... Bert Keon
Chinto Guzman Chinto Guzman ... Chacho
Ray Bennett ... Mr. Keon
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Storyline

A gambler is thrown out of a western town, but returns when the town is suddenly threatened by a band of marauding Apaches.

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Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tambores apaches See more »

Filming Locations:

Tucson, Arizona, USA See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Final film of producer Val Lewton. See more »

Goofs

The Apache are shown beating the drums with their hands, whereas they and all Native Americans used sticks or drum beaters. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Glidden: Do you realize that men have been given as much as twenty years in federal prison for giving liquor to an Indian?
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Connections

Referenced in Bad Seed (2000) See more »

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Redempton of a gambler!!!
31 August 2018 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

Stephen McNally tried to becomes a first grade star,didn't get it,so he made a lot of B movie specially in western genre like this,low budge,accompanied by several unknown casting,the picture explore those old cursed idea where the indians were the evil nature,which the history fixed many years later,segregated in a dry and small reserve they were enforced to retaliate pressed by starvation and change of his culture without enough land to hunt,but the picture won't disappoint no one, it's too easy to watch,the peak in final under the drums sound as music score!!!

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First watch: 2018 / How many: 1 / Source: DVD-R / Rating: 6.5


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