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Drum Beat (1954)

NR 11/10/1954 (US) Western 1h 51m
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Only the fierce Modocs knew the terrible meaning of each beat of the Drum !


President Grant orders Indian fighter MacKay to negotiate with the Modocs of northern California and southern Oregon. On the way he must escort Nancy Meek to the home of her aunt and uncle. After Modoc renegade Captain Jack engages in ambush and other atrocities, MacKay must fight him one-on-one with guns, knives and fists.

  1. Delmer Daves

    Director, Screenplay, Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Alan Ladd

    Alan Ladd

    Johnny MacKay

  2. Audrey Dalton

    Audrey Dalton

    Nancy Meek

  3. Marisa Pavan

    Marisa Pavan


  4. Robert Keith

    Robert Keith

    Bill Satterwhite

  5. Rodolfo Acosta

    Rodolfo Acosta

    Scarface Charlie

  6. Charles Bronson

    Charles Bronson


  7. Warner Anderson

    Warner Anderson

    Gen. Canby

  8. Elisha Cook Jr.

    Elisha Cook Jr.

    Blaine Crackel

  9. Anthony Caruso

    Anthony Caruso


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Drum Beat
Drum Beat

Status Released

Original Language English

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