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Tomahawk (1951) George Sherman, Van Heflin, Yvonne De Carlo, Alex Nicol, History, Romance, Western

tomahawk-1951
In 1866, a new gold discovery and an inconclusive conference force the U.S. Army to build a road and fort in territory ceded by previous treaty to the Sioux…to the disgust of frontier scout Jim Bridger, whose Cheyenne wife led him to see the conflict from both sides. The powder-keg situation needs only a spark to bring war, and violent bigots like Lieut. Rob Dancy are all too likely to provide this. Meanwhile, Bridger’s chance of preventing catastrophe is dimmed by equally wrenching personal conflicts. Unusually accurate historically.

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The Redhead from Wyoming (1953) Lee Sholem, Maureen O’Hara, Alex Nicol, William Bishop, Western

The Redhead from Wyoming (Lee Sholem, 1953)
In Wyoming Territory, a range war is brewing between entrenched cattle barons and new settlers. Cattle king Reece Duncan is opposed by ambitious gambler Jim Averell, who imports his old flame, shapely saloon queen Kate Maxwell, and sets her up as an alternative cattle buyer. As matters build toward violence, Kate finds she’s being taken advantage of. But her only potential ally in staving off carnage is seemingly mild-mannered sheriff Stan Blaine…who distrusts her.

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