About

After Custer and the 7th Cavalry are wiped out by Indians, everyone expects the worst. Capt. Nathan Brittles is ordered out on patrol but he's also required to take along Abby Allshard, wife of the Fort's commanding officer, and her niece, the pretty Olivia Dandridge, who are being evacuated for their own safety. Brittles is only a few days away from retirement and Olivia has caught the eye of two...

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Directed by

John Ford

Written by

Frank S. Nugent (Screenplay)
James Warner Bellah (Story)
Laurence Stallings (Screenplay)

Runtime

103 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

John Ford's New and Finest Picture of the Fighting Cavalry!

Cast

Keywords

attack cavalry retirement captain fort

Photos

Lists

#786 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Cinematography, Color