About the film
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Release Date: November 15, 1950
|Slogan||:||«John Ford's Most Powerful Drama. The Breathtaking Saga of the United States Cavalry! The third installment of John Ford's trilogy...»|
|Production Companies||:||Republic Pictures, Argosy Pictures|
|Producers||:||Merian C. Cooper, John Ford|
|Writers||:||James Warner Bellah, James Kevin McGuinness|
Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke is posted on the Texas frontier to defend settlers against depredations of marauding Apaches. Col. Yorke is under considerable stress by a serious shortage of troops of his command. Tension is added when Yorke's son (whom he hasn't seen in fifteen years), Trooper Jeff Yorke, is one of 18 recruits sent to the regiment.