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War Arrow

War Arrow

George Sherman (1953)

78min
U Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Jeff Chandler and Maureen O'Hara make a spirited pair in this innocuous western. He's the cavalry major who over-rides the opposition of fort commander John McIntire and recruits friendly native American Seminoles to help defeat hostile Kiowas. O'Hara plays the feisty wife of a missing captain who's as good as any man in action at wielding a rifle or putting out a dynamite charge. Handsomely photographed in Technicolor and adequately directed by B-western veteran George Sherman, it's assembly line stuff, lacking in any extra dimension.

Summary

A US Cavalry officer moves to Texas, where he sets about training Seminoles to defend themselves against a hostile Kiowa tribe. His actions raise conflict with a suspicious senior officer who believes the Seminoles are not to be trusted, but a pitched battle with the renegade tribe puts the alliance to the test. Western, starring Maureen O'Hara, Jeff Chandler, Suzan Ball and Charles Drake.

Cast & Crew

Elaine Corwin Maureen O'Hara
Major Howell Brady Jeff Chandler
Avis Suzan Ball
Colonel Jackson Meade John McIntire
Luke Schermerhorn Charles Drake
Pino Dennis Weaver
Augustus Wilks Noah Beery Jr
Maygro Henry Brandon
Director George Sherman
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: General Film Dist Ltd

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