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Broken Arrow

  • Film

Time Out says

The Western that launched the be-nice-to-the-Indian cycle of the '50s now looks a little on the self-consciously liberal side, making something of a meal of its plea for racial tolerance and peaceful coexistence, as Stewart's army scout and Chandler's Cochise strive to bring peace to the Apache. A little awkward, too, in its bows to convention while trying to present an authentic picture of the Indian way of life (lots of Apache extras, but the leads are played by white actors; the Apache language rendered into 'poetic' English). A fine film all the same, despite the compromised ending, quite beautifully shot by Ernest Palmer.
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Release Details

  • Duration:93 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Delmer Daves
  • Screenwriter:Albert Maltz
  • Cast:
    • Debra Paget
    • Jeff Chandler
    • Will Geer
    • Jay Silverheels
    • Arthur Hunnicutt
    • James Stewart
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