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The Command


Time Out says

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.

Release Details

  • Duration:94 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:David Butler
  • Screenwriter:Russell Hughes
  • Cast:
    • Guy Madison
    • Joan Weldon
    • James Whitmore
    • Carl Benton Reid
    • Ray Teal
    • Harvey Lembeck
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