A Distant Trumpet (1964)





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This western, set in the Painted Desert and Red Rocks region of Arizona during 1883, chronicles the exploits of a young lieutenant assigned to a lonely fort. While he is there, an enormous Indian battle erupts. Meanwhile the randy officer finds himself involved with two lovely women.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western
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Written By: John Twist, Albert Beich, Richard Fielder, Derek N. Twist
On DVD: Mar 23, 2009
Warner Bros.

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as 2nd Lt. Matthew 'Mat...

as Mrs. Kitty Mainwarri...

as aura Frelief (Quaint...

as Maj. Gen. Alexander ...

as Lt. Theo Mainwaring

as Seely Jones

as Secretary of War

as Capt. Cedric Gray

as Maj. Hiram Prescott

as Cranshaw

as Sgt. Kroger

as Jessica Prescott

as Capt. Brinker

as Maj. Miller

as Trooper (uncredited)
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Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

This big-budget pic is unfortunately too much a B film and too average to make for a proper farewell pic for the acclaimed filmmaker.

Full Review… | April 12, 2015
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Strongly pro Native American Western, with vivid story telling and visuals: Raoul Walsh's last film.

Full Review… | June 26, 2011
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