Fort Bowie

1958

Fort Bowie

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There's a measure of sympathy for the Apaches at the beginning of Fort Bowie. Under the tyrannical rule of ambitious Major Wharton (P. Ian Douglas), a cavalry detachment slaughters a band of Apache who've arrived with the intention of surrendering. A counterattack is inevitable, but before this happens the story is sidetracked by the jealous behavior of Colonel Garrett (Kent Taylor). When stalwart young Captain Thompson (Ben Johnson) resists the romantic overtures of Garrett's wife Allison (Jan Harrison), she screams "Rape!" and Thompson finds himself facing court-martial and execution. This plot strand and several others are resolved after the Cavalry is forced to attack its own fort following an Apache takeover.

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Ben Johnson
as Capt. Thomas Thompson
Kent Taylor
as Col. James Garrett
Jan Harrison
as Allison Garrett
Larry Chance
as Victorio
Jana Davi
as Chenzana
J. Ian Douglas
as Maj. Wharton
Peter Mamakos
as Sgt. Kukus
Jerry Frank
as Lt. Maywood
Barbara Parry
as Mrs. Maywood
Ed Hinton
as Gentleman
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