Ambush at Tomahawk Gap


Hodiak, Brian, Derek and Teal have just been released from prison. They return to Tomahawk Gap, now a ghost town, to retrieve the money that they stole and was buried by a partner somewhere in the town. While hunting, the Indians attack, and a life and death battle ensues.

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  1. David Lang


  2. Fred F. Sears


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Hodiak

    John Hodiak


  2. John Derek

    John Derek


  3. David Brian

    David Brian


  4. María Elena Marqués

    María Elena Marqués

    Navaho Girl

  5. Ray Teal

    Ray Teal


  6. John Qualen

    John Qualen

    Jonas P. Travis

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 13m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • May 1, 1953



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

Gutsy Gusto Oater.

Ambush At Tomahawk Gap tells the story of four outlaws, McCord (John Hodiak), Egan (David Bryan), Doc (Ray Teal) & Kid (John Derek), who after being released from a five year sentence for robbery at Yuma Territorial Prison, implode from within as they yearn to find the hidden loot from their ill gotten gains. Not only that, but they are in the middle of Indian territory and Apache attacks are frequent and savage in their execution.

Bloody & brutal Western programmer out of Columbia Pictures that's produced by Wallace MacDonald and directed by Fred Sears. Written by Davi... read the rest.

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