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Apache Drums

1951 1h 15m Western List
Reviews 30% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings
Thinking to strengthen the town's appeal to outside business, mayor Joe Madden (Willard Parker) decides to rid Spanish Foot of its prostitutes and its most infamous gambler, Sam Leeds (Stephen McNally). No sooner are they run out of town, however, than the prostitutes are killed by marauding Apache Indians. Leeds survives to bring the news back to town, but the mayor isn't buying his story. It's only after the Apache attack that the townsfolk come to fully appreciate Sam and his gun. Read More Read Less

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Fedor Tot Vague Visages Fregonese’s visual clarity ensures that viewers always know the spatial geography of the film world. Jun 13, 2023 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews ... it's snappy. Rated: B Dec 20, 2006 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member a fair to good B western nice horses to. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/20/23 Full Review Audience Member A short running length is probably its best asset as it's a below average western simply about repelling an Indian attack. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Thinking to strengthen the town's appeal to outside business, mayor Joe Madden (Willard Parker) decides to rid Spanish Foot of its prostitutes and its most infamous gambler, Sam Leeds (Stephen McNally). No sooner are they run out of town, however, than the prostitutes are killed by marauding Apache Indians. Leeds survives to bring the news back to town, but the mayor isn't buying his story. It's only after the Apache attack that the townsfolk come to fully appreciate Sam and his gun.
Director
Hugo Fregonese
Producer
Val Lewton
Screenwriter
David Chandler
Production Co
Universal International Pictures
Genre
Western
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Apr 17, 2020
Runtime
1h 15m