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Apache Rifles (1964)

Not Rated | | Western | 12 February 1965 (Finland)
A young cavalry officer is assigned the job of bringing in a band of Apaches who have been terrorizing the countryside.

Director:

William Witney (as William H. Witney)

Writers:

Charles B. Smith, Kenneth Gamet (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Audie Murphy ... Jeff Stanton
Michael Dante ... Red Hawk
Linda Lawson Linda Lawson ... Dawn Gillis
L.Q. Jones ... Mike Greer
Ken Lynch ... Hodges
Joseph Vitale ... Victorio (as Joseph A. Vitale)
Robert Brubaker ... Sgt. Cobb
Eugene Iglesias ... Cpl. Ramirez
J. Pat O'Malley ... Capt. Thatcher
John Archer ... Col. Perry
Charles Watts Charles Watts ... Crawford Owens
Howard Wright ... Thompson
Peter Hansen ... Capt. Green
Robert Karnes ... Sheriff
Hugh Sanders ... Arizona Delegate
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In the Arizona Territory in 1879, Captain Jeff Stanton takes command of a cavalry unit tasked with returning the Apaches to their reservation. The Mescaleros Apaches, led by chief Victorio, have left the reservation and openly attacked farmers,gold miners and settlers who trespassed on their lands. During a skirmish, Captain Stanton captures Red Hawk, the son of the chief, and uses him to bargain for a truce.Stanton promises to chief Victorio to see that gold miners and settlers are kept off Indian lands.However, some greedy townsfolk and disfranchised gold miners plot to break the uneasy truce.They murder the Indian agent and blame the Apaches.They complain to Washington D.C. about Captain Stanton's negotiated truce.Stanton is replaced by Colonel Perry who intends to use a heavy hand in subduing the Apaches.The consequence of this strategy change proves disastrous. Written by nufs68

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The Cry Was Revenge - And One Man Vowed to Stop the Bloodshed of Two Warring Nations! See more »

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Western

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Shot in Bronson Canyon and Red Rock Canyon State Park in California. See more »

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When Red Hawk cuts his way into the doctor's tent, Linda Lawson's blanket goes up and down her body. See more »

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Features Indian Uprising (1952) See more »

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audie shines
14 February 2019 | by sandcrab277See all my reviews

Ken lynch and l.q. jones make the nastiest bad guys on the planet that you can spot in the opening scenes...the new colonel is a retarded jerk that murph should have punched out ... my sympathies have always been with the indigent americans ... i firmly believe we stole their heritage as well as everything else


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 1965 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Apache Uprising See more »

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