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Seminole Uprising (1955)

Approved | | War, Western | 1 May 1955 (USA)
Cavalry Lieutenant Can Elliott is ordered to bring in Seminole Indian chief Black Cat, who is leading his tribe in a campaign of terror and bloodshed. Black Cat kidnaps Susan Hannah, ... See full summary »

Director:

Earl Bellamy

Writers:

Curt Brandon (novel), Robert E. Kent (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
George Montgomery ... Lt. Cam Elliott
Karin Booth ... Susan Hannah
William Fawcett ... Cubby Crouch
Steven Ritch Steven Ritch ... Black Cat (as Steve Ritch)
Ed Hinton Ed Hinton ... Capt. Philip Dudley
John Pickard ... Sgt. Chris Zanoba
Jim Moloney Jim Moloney ... Tony Zanoba
Rory Mallinson ... Toby Wilson
Howard Wright Howard Wright ... Col. Hannah
Rus Conklin Rus Conklin ... High Cloud (as Russ Conklin)
Jonni Paris Jonni Paris ... Malawa
Joanne Rio Joanne Rio ... Tasson Li
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Cavalry Lieutenant Can Elliott is ordered to bring in Seminole Indian chief Black Cat, who is leading his tribe in a campaign of terror and bloodshed. Black Cat kidnaps Susan Hannah, daughter of Colonel Hannah and the girl Cam loves, planning to trade her to renegade white men for guns. Cam pursues the Seminoles, and after a bloody battle in which his small force kills hundred of Seminoles with avalanche and fire, forces Black Cat's surrender. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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THE WAR AGAINST THE "BLACK CAT"! See more »

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War | Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Häuptling Schwarzer Pfeil See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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You want manners or Black Cat?
4 December 2015 | by hitchcockthelegendSee all my reviews

Seminole Uprising is directed by Earl Bellamy and is adapted by Robert E. Kent from Curt Brandon's novel, Bugle's Wake. It stars George Montgomery, Karin Booth, William Fawcett, Steven Ritch, Ed Hinton and John Pickard.

The cavalry, led by Lieutenant Cam Elliott (Montgomery), are tasked with bringing in Seminole Indian chief Black Cat (Ritch), who is leading his tribe with ferocious force. But there are some family ties causing problems to the mission...

The problems with the pic are front and centre, the use of stock footage, dummies and cheap model work show it to be a low grade Western that needed a more astute production team at the control desks. However, narrative has some intelligence as per the half-breed issues, there's a simmering love rival shenanigan, while there's good "B" movie quality action sequences to hold the attention - the finale is particularly exciting with the rocks and fire tactics. It's no Western fan's idea of a must see movie, but the brisk pacing, some thought in the screenplay and a likable cast at least make it a decent enough "once only" time waster. 5/10


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