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Dragoon Wells Massacre (1957)

Approved | | Western | 28 April 1957 (USA)
A cavalry officer, the sole survivor of an Indian attack, and a wagon load of prisoners travel through hostile Indian country.

Director:

Harold D. Schuster (as Harold Schuster)

Writers:

Warren Douglas (screenplay), Oliver Drake (original story)
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Complete credited cast:
Barry Sullivan ... Link Ferris
Dennis O'Keefe ... Capt. Matt Riordan
Mona Freeman ... Ann Bradley
Katy Jurado ... Mara Fay
Sebastian Cabot ... Jonah
Max Showalter ... Phillip Scott (as Casey Adams)
Jack Elam ... Tioga
Trevor Bardette ... Marshal Bill Haney
Jon Shepodd Jon Shepodd ... Tom
Hank Worden ... Hopi Charlie
Warren Douglas ... Jud
Judy Strangis ... Susan (as Judy Stranges)
Alma Beltran ... Station Agent's Wife
John War Eagle
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A cavalry officer, the sole survivor of an Indian attack, and a wagon load of prisoners travel through hostile Indian country.

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If you like westerns from the 50s you'll like this one.
11 December 2014 | by hitt_daveSee all my reviews

I may as well say at the outset that I am biased toward this movie. I liked westerns as a teenager and I liked westerns movies in color with recognizable actors. As an older fellow I now like mostly black and white movies westerns included. I stumbled on the production company filming this movie while on vacation with my folks in southern Utah desert in the summer of 1956. Iwas able to wander around the location and Stayed to watch about four takes of a two shot involving Okeefe and Cabot. After waiting eight months I saw the movie and a local theater and found the plot to be far more complex than most. This is not a run-of-the-mill 50s, one hero type, Western. I recommend it to anyone who likes some character development and appreciates the product of some of the good talents offered by Hollywood both in front of and behind the camera. I would like to find it on DVD.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dragon Wells Massacre See more »

Filming Locations:

Kanab, Utah, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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