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Ambush
     

Ambush

Director: Sam Wood, Robert Taylor, John Hodiak, Arlene Dahl

Cast: Sam Wood, Robert Taylor, John Hodiak, Arlene Dahl

 
Ambush is a tight, well-paced western, expertly assembled by veteran director Sam Wood, whose last film this was. Robert Taylor stars as an Indian scout, sent to rescue a woman who is somewhere deep in Apache territory. The woman's sister, naturally, goes along for the ride: she is played by Arlene Dahl, then in her considerable prime. Outside of its feminine

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Ambush is a tight, well-paced western, expertly assembled by veteran director Sam Wood, whose last film this was. Robert Taylor stars as an Indian scout, sent to rescue a woman who is somewhere deep in Apache territory. The woman's sister, naturally, goes along for the ride: she is played by Arlene Dahl, then in her considerable prime. Outside of its feminine angle, Ambush is packed with action from first frame to last. Released to theatres at the tail end of 1949, the film was an unqualified success with holiday audiences.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/22/2011
UPC:
0883316262863
Original Release:
1950
Source:
Warner Archives
Time:
1:29:00
Sales rank:
12,476

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robert Taylor Ward Kinsman
John Hodiak Capt. Ben Lorrison
Arlene Dahl Ann Duverall
Don Taylor Lt. Linus Delaney
Jean Hagen Martha Conovan
Bruce Cowling Tom Conovan
Leon Ames Maj. Beverly
John McIntire Frank Holly
Pat Moriarity Sgt. Mack
Charles Stevens Diablito
Ray Teal Capt. J.R. Wolverson
Robin Short Lt. Storrow
Richard Bailey Lt. Tremaine
Chief Thundercloud Tana

Technical Credits
Sam Wood Director
Malcolm Brown Art Director
Jack Dawn Makeup
Armand Deutsch Producer
Cedric Gibbons Art Director
Ralph S. Hurst Set Decoration/Design
Rudolph G. Kopp Score Composer
Ben Lewis Editor
Harold Lipstein Cinematographer
Walter Plunkett Costumes/Costume Designer
Marguerite Roberts Screenwriter
Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration/Design

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