Overview

Set in America's Colonial period, John Ford's adventure tale follows Gilbert (Henry Fonda) and Lana Martin (Claudette Colbert) as they try to survive the rugged frontier. After their settlement is repeatedly attacked by Indians, the couple is taken in by a spinster (Edna May Oliver). Lana bears a son, while Gilbert heads off to fight the Indians and the British. He returns, wounded, to find his family once again under attack by the Indians.

  1. John Ford

    Director

  2. Walter D. Edmonds

    Novel

  3. Sonya Levien

    Screenplay

  4. Lamar Trotti

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Claudette Colbert

    Claudette Colbert

    Lana (Magdalena)

  2. Henry Fonda

    Henry Fonda

    Gilbert Martin

  3. Edna May Oliver

    Edna May Oliver

    Mrs. McKlennar

  4. Eddie Collins

    Eddie Collins

    Christian Reall

  5. John Carradine

    John Carradine

    Caldwell

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Drums Along the Mohawk
Drums Along the Mohawk

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 3, 1939
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

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