Vera Cruz


After the American Civil War, mercenaries travel to Mexico to fight in their revolution for money. The former soldier and gentleman Benjamin Trane meets the gunman and killer Joe Erin and his men, and together they are hired by the Emperor Maximillian and the Marquis Henri de Labordere to escort the Countess Marie Duvarre to the harbor of Vera Cruz.

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  1. Roland Kibbee


  2. James R. Webb


  3. Robert Aldrich


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  1. Gary Cooper

    Gary Cooper

    Benjamin Trane

  2. Burt Lancaster

    Burt Lancaster

    Joe Erin

  3. Denise Darcel

    Denise Darcel

    Countess Marie Duvarre

  4. Cesar Romero

    Cesar Romero

    Marquis Henri de Labordere

  5. Sara Montiel

    Sara Montiel


  6. Ernest Borgnine

    Ernest Borgnine


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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

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  • December 25, 1954



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

I suppose when one deals with men of action, one just expect action.

"As the American Civil War ended, another war was just beginning. The Mexican people were struggling to rid themselves of their foreign Emperor--Maximilian. Into this fight rode a handful of Americans--ex soldiers, adventurers, criminals--all bent on gain. They drifted South in small groups-- AND SOME CAME ALONE"

Gary Cooper and Burt Lancaster head the cast as two polar opposite American adventurers who get involved with Maximilian's royal house and Juarez's revolutionaries in 1860s Mexico. Cooper plays Benjamin Trane,... read the rest.

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