Geronimo (1962)

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    • Geronimo (1962)



      Information from IMDb

      Plot Summary
      An Apache warrior who defies U.S. attempts to bring the Indians
      under control grapples with an array of U.S. soldiers sent to subdue his revolt.
      Sympathetic scouts seek to bring Geronimo back to the reservation
      before he is hunted down.
      Written by Keith Loh

      Full Cast
      Chuck Connors ... Geronimo
      Kamala Devi ... Teela
      Pat Conway ... Capt. William Maynard
      Armando Silvestre ... Natchez
      Adam West ... Lt. John Delahay
      Lawrence Dobkin ... Gen. George A. Crook
      John Anderson ... Jeremiah Burns
      Enid Jaynes ... Huera
      Ross Martin ... Mangus
      Denver Pyle ... Senator Conrad
      Nancy Rodman ... Mrs. Marsh (as Nancy Roldán)
      Wallace Earl ... Mrs. Burns (as Amanda Ames)
      Eduardo Noriega ... Col. Morales
      Claudio Brook
      Joe Higgins ... Kincaide
      Mario Navarro ... Giantah
      Whitey Hughes ... Corporal (as Robert Hughes)
      Jim Burk ... Cavalryman (as James Burk)
      William Hughes ... Indian Scout (as Bill Hughes)
      Luis Carrillo ... (uncredited)
      William Conrad ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
      Brian G. Hutton ... Indian scout (uncredited)

      Writing Credits
      Pat Fielder (story) and
      Arnold Laven (story)
      Pat Fielder (screenplay)

      Original Music
      Hugo Friedhofer

      Alex Phillips

      Average Shot Length = ~5.4 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~5.3 seconds.

      The following year, Connors would marry his costar, Kamala Devi.

      When Geronimo takes the wagons in the river, the book he finds behind the seat has a faded red cover.
      Later when he gives it to Kamala Devi the cover is black.

      Filming Location
      Durango, Mexico
      Best Wishes
      London- England

      The post was edited 2 times, last by ethanedwards ().

    • Re: (New Review) Classic Movie Westerns- Geronimo (1962)

      Geronimo is a 1962 Technicolor Western film
      made by Levy-Gardner-Laven and released by United Artists,
      starring Chuck Connors in the title role.
      The film was directed by Arnold Laven from a screenplay
      by Pat Fielder and was mostly fimed in Durango, Mexico.
      The following year, Connors would marry his costar, Kamala Devi.

      User Review
      6 January 2009 | by JoeytheBrit Chuck Connors must have been selected for the role of Geronimo
      because of his powerful physique and his air of vitality and strength which encapsulated
      the vigour and nobility of the native Indian, while that thin, scowling gash of a mouth and hooded eyes
      lent an air of menace in keeping with the film's ambiguous portrayal of the renegade Indian
      who launched his own war against the United States with only a handful of men.
      Most of the whites – with the exception of one cavalry officer
      (a pre-Batman Adam West) – are pretty villainous here, selling out the Indians to make a quick buck,
      and yet the film seems to shy away from the obvious opportunities for Geronimo
      to be portrayed as an out-and-out hero.
      The film's OK, although a little light on action sequences
      considering the subject matter, and is generally sympathetic towards the Indians.
      The cinematography is terrific and good use is made of the rugged locations.
      Best Wishes
      London- England

      The post was edited 1 time, last by ethanedwards ().

    • Re: (New Review) Classic Movie Westerns- Geronimo (1962)

      I always liked this movie, even though, it was far from being historically accurate. Chuck Connors in an western is always a treat. I guess it's ironic that his co-star, soon to be wife, Kamala Devi, was an Eastern Indian playing a Western Indian. She was nice to look at, too.

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