She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

captain fort retirement attack cavalry

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

Release Date: October 22, 1949

Year    :   1949
Slogan    :   «John Ford's New and Finest Picture of the Fighting Cavalry!»
Genres    :   Western
Production Companies    :   RKO Radio Pictures
Director    :   John Ford
Producers    :   Merian C. Cooper, John Ford, Lowell J. Farrell
Writers    :   Laurence Stallings, Frank S. Nugent, James Warner Bellah
RunTime    :   103 mins.
Budget    :   1600000
Revenue    :   5400000

After Custer and the 7th Cavalry are wiped out by Indians, everyone expects the worst. Capt. Nathan Brittles is ordered out on patrol but he's also required to take along Abby Allshard, wife of the Fort's commanding officer, and her niece, the pretty Olivia Dandridge, who are being evacuated for their own safety. Brittles is only a few days away from retirement and Olivia has caught the eye of two of the young officers in the Company, Lt. Flint Cohill and 2nd Lt. Ross Pennell. She's taken to wearing a yellow ribbon in her hair, a sign that she has a beau in the Cavalry, but refuses to say for whom she is wearing it.




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