The Command

Film, Action and adventure
5 out of 5 stars
(2user reviews)
Both the first film in CinemaScope from Warner Bros and the first Western in the widescreen process from any studio. This yarn of a cavalry medical officer inheriting command of a wagon train, and fighting both Indians and smallpox, has its moments; most of them thanks to the script rather than the ponderous direction, although Sam Fuller, credited with the adaptation from a James Warner Bellah novel, disowned the film after screenwriter Russell Hughes' revisions ended up on screen.

By: PT

Release details

94 mins

Cast and crew

David Butler
Russell Hughes
Guy Madison
Joan Weldon
James Whitmore
Carl Benton Reid
Ray Teal
Harvey Lembeck

Average User Rating

5 / 5

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