The Battle at Apache Pass (1952)

NR 04/01/1952 (US) ActionWestern 1h 25m
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The Fighting Story Of The Great Cochise!

Overview

The movie depicts a fictionalized account of "The Bascom Affair" of 1861 and "The battle of Apache pass" of 1862. U.S. Cavalry officer Maj. Jim Colton(John Lund) is a sympathetic leader who has a working relationship with Apache leader Cochise(Jeff Chandler). Maj. Colton is undermined by corrupt and politically ambitious Indian agent Neil Baylor(Bruce Cowling) who sets up a false attack, and the abduction of a local farmer's son. While Colton is away investigating the matter, Baylor convinces Lt. George Bascom(John Hudson) that Cochise's band is to blame, and incites him to lead an expedition against the Apache band to return the boy. The expedition ends in disaster, with hostages executed on both sides. The Apaches and Cavalry later meet in a battle at Apache pass, the first time that the Indians meet modern (for the age) artillery

  1. Gerald Drayson Adams

    Screenplay, Story

  2. George Sherman

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Lund

    John Lund

    Maj. Jim Colton

  2. Jeff Chandler

    Jeff Chandler

    Cochise

  3. Beverly Tyler

    Beverly Tyler

    Mary Kearney

  4. Bruce Cowling

    Neil Baylor

  5. Susan Cabot

    Susan Cabot

    Nono

  6. John Hudson

    John Hudson

    Lt. George Bascom

  7. Jack Elam

    Jack Elam

    Mescal Jack

  8. Regis Toomey

    Regis Toomey

    Dr. Carter

  9. Richard Egan

    Richard Egan

    Sgt. Reuben Bernard

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The Battle at Apache Pass
The Battle at Apache Pass

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Original Language English

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