Distant Drums (1951)
Release Date: Dec 29, 1951 Wide
Average Rating: 3/5
User Ratings: 1,251
Filmed on location in Florida's Everglades, Distant Drums stars Gary Cooper as Indian fighter Quincy Wyatt. At the height of the Seminole wars, Wyatt leads a small group of soldiers into the Everglades to offer resistance. Along the way, they rescue Judy Beckett (Mari Aldon), one of several white prisoners of the Seminoles. Judy proves to be as worthy a "soldier" as Wyatt and his men during the final Seminole attack. Prominent among the supporting players is Robert Barrat as General Zachary
Dec 29, 1951 Wide
May 11, 2004
Capt. Quincy Wyatt
Lt. Richard Tufts
Robert H. Barrat
Gen. Zachary Taylor
Pvt. Jeremiah Hiff
Pvt. James Tasher
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Though not one of director Raoul Walsh's or star Gary Cooper's best actioners, the movie has some good moments due to visual style and on-location shooting.
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