They Rode West (1954)

12/04/1954 (US) WesternAction 1h 24m
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Overview

Dr. Allen Seward (Robert Francis) is assigned to a western cavalry post where his predecessors had been drunks and slackers. The post doesn't take kindly to him either, especially after he disregards regulations and tends to sick Indians on the malaria-infested reservation. The Indians break away from the reservation to move to a healthier higher ground, and when they join with the Comanches to besiege the fort, Seward is branded as a "woodhawk", the bird that turns against its own. Donna Reed is present as the niece of the post commander; Phil Carey is a cavalry captain that believes the only good Indian is a dead Indian, and May Wynn (who shared a screen debut with Francis in "The Caine Mutiny)is the white girl raised by the Indians and married to the chief's son. Francis would make only two more films before being killed in a 1955 plane crash.

  1. Phil Karlson

    Director

  2. Frank S. Nugent

    Screenplay

  3. DeVallon Scott

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Francis

    Robert Francis

    Dr. Allen Seward

  2. Donna Reed

    Donna Reed

    Laurie MacKaye

  3. May Wynn

    May Wynn

    Manyi-ten

  4. Philip Carey

    Philip Carey

    Peter Blake

  5. Onslow Stevens

    Onslow Stevens

    Col. Ethan Waters

  6. Peggy Converse

    Mrs. Martha Walters

  7. Roy Roberts

    Roy Roberts

    Sgt. Creever

  8. Jack Kelly

    Jack Kelly

    Lt. Raymond

  9. Stuart Randall

    Stuart Randall

    Chief Satanta

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They Rode West
They Rode West

Status Released

Original Language English

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