John Wayne Westerns - TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection
  • John Wayne Westerns - TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection
  • John Wayne Westerns - TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection

John Wayne Westerns - TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection

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The first of John Ford's "Cavalry Trilogy," Fort Apache stars John Wayne as captain Kirby York and Henry Fonda as Custer clone Lt. Col. Owen Thursday. Resentful of his loss in rank and transfer to the West after serving gallantly in the Civil War, the vainglorious Thursday insists upon imposing rigid authority on rough-and-tumble Fort Apache. He is particularlySee more details below

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The first of John Ford's "Cavalry Trilogy," Fort Apache stars John Wayne as captain Kirby York and Henry Fonda as Custer clone Lt. Col. Owen Thursday. Resentful of his loss in rank and transfer to the West after serving gallantly in the Civil War, the vainglorious Thursday insists upon imposing rigid authority on rough-and-tumble Fort Apache. He is particularly anxious to do battle with the local Indians, despite York's admonitions that the trouble around the fort is being fomented not by the so-called savages but by corrupt white Indian agents. Thursday nonetheless ends up in a climactic set-to with Indian chief Cochise. He and his men are needlessly slaughtered, but the Eastern press builds "Thursday's Charge" into an incident of conspicuous valor--and York, ever loyal to the cavalry, is not about to tell the whole truth. The bare bones of Fort Apache's plotline are fleshed out with several subplots, including the romance between Thursday's daughter Philadelphia (Shirley Temple) and Lt. Mickey O'Rourke (John Agar), the son of Fort Apache veteran Sgt. Michael O'Rourke (Ward Bond). There's also plenty of time for the expected drunken-brawl humor of Victor McLaglen. Not in the least politically correct, Fort Apache is a classic of its kind, and together with Rio Grande (1950) the best of the John Ford/John Wayne Cavalry films.

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Product Details

Release Date:
05/05/2009
UPC:
0883929058969
Rating:
NR
Source:
Turner Classic Movie
Region Code:
1
Time:
8:43:00

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Scene Index

Disc #1, Side A -- The Searchers
1. Credits [1:27]
2. Ethan Returns Home [1:38]
3. Aaron, Martha, Debbie and Lucy [1:16]
4. Martin Pauley [4:37]
5. Capt. Rev. Sam Johnson [2:51]
6. One Oath At a Time [1:14]
7. Martha's Reverie and Farewell [1:13]
8. Search for Cattle [:57]
9. Riders on the Rim [:33]
10. A Murder Raid [:40]
11. Mose's Indian Dance [:51]
12. Terror At Dusk [3:00]
13. Shadow of Chief Scar [:39]
14. Terrible Discovery [2:18]
15. "Put An Amen to It!" [1:47]
16. The Search Begins [3:19]
17. "That'll Be the Day." [1:18]
18. Surrounded by Hostiles [4:05]
19. Battle At the River [6:23]
20. "Don't Ever Ask Me More!" [2:07]
21. A Blizzard and a Lost Trail [1:30]
22. Return to the Jorgensens [4:01]
23. A Letter for Ethan [1:16]
24. Laurie and Martin [1:30]
25. Futterman's Trading Post [3:13]
26. Ambush in the Night [1:31]
27. Charlie Brings a Letter [3:47]
28. An Indian Bribe [4:12]
29. Scar's Trail [3:48]
30. Buffalo Country [1:34]
31. A Little Girl and a Doll [4:07]
32. Reunited With Mose [4:27]
33. Information About Debbie [:35]
34. Meeting With Scar [2:49]
35. Debbie Found [2:45]
36. Surprise Attack [3:55]
37. Last Will and Testament [1:58]
38. A Wedding [2:29]
39. A Fair Night [5:50]
40. News of Scar [5:08]
41. Martin's Rescue Attempt [4:54]
42. Attacking Scar's Camp [3:15]
43. "Let's Go Home, Debbie." [4:05]
44. A Man Alone [1:35]
Disc #1, Side B -- Fort Apache
1. Credits [2:38]
2. Disgruntled Soldier Boy [4:39]
3. Escort to the Fort [3:50]
4. Reunions [5:06]
5. Duty Call [4:05]
6. Officers Call [4:02]
7. No Place for Glory [2:19]
8. Ladies Aid [3:28]
9. First Day's Call [4:32]
10. Comforts of Home [3:30]
11. Sentimental Evening [6:08]
12. Beginner Horsemen [3:36]
13. Desert Discovery [3:33]
14. Dressed Down, Ordered Out [5:33]
15. Enemy Engagement [5:37]
16. Merchant Meacham [4:27]
17. Judges of Whiskey [4:58]
18. Riding to Meet Cochise [4:10]
19. Wedding Ban [4:27]
20. Desert Meeting [3:24]
21. Officers Dance [6:40]
22. Thursday's Orders [3:33]
23. Keep for His Return [4:01]
24. Where the Apaches Are [3:39]
25. War Threats [4:57]
26. Relieved of Command [4:45]
27. Into An Ambush [4:16]
28. Commander's Apologies [4:43]
29. Dust in the Wind [2:34]
30. Thursday's Legacy [4:18]
Disc #2, Side A -- Rio Bravo
1. Credits [1:25]
2. A Life for a Drink [2:34]
3. Besting Burdette [1:22]
4. Wheeler's Wagon Train [4:30]
5. Bull by the Tail [2:12]
6. Wasted Beer [2:35]
7. Hotel Delivery [3:18]
8. Nighttime Jitters [5:19]
9. Dude's Story [3:35]
10. Colorado's Good Sense [1:47]
11. Who's the Card Cheat? [3:54]
12. That Kind of Girl [2:20]
13. Shot in the Back [1:34]
14. Tracking a Killer [3:03]
15. Blood Spilled [5:54]
16. Smart for a Change [3:02]
17. Drink With Feathers [4:20]
18. Wakeup Call [3:32]
19. Nathan Burdette and Gang [4:01]
20. Dislikes and Grudges [4:40]
21. Staying Put [4:02]
22. What Deguello Means [1:01]
23. Dude Gets His Guns Back [2:14]
24. Trigger-Happy Stumpy [4:42]
25. An Open Door [5:49]
26. A Kiss for Stumpy [2:29]
27. Three Gunmen [3:52]
28. Sorry Don't Get It Done [3:18]
29. One Thing or Another [3:06]
30. Colorado's In [3:02]
31. Another Shot [2:11]
32. My Rifle, My Pony and Me [3:46]
33. Cindy [2:14]
34. Overpowered [2:35]
35. Stumpy's Welcome [4:20]
36. Dude for Joe [3:24]
37. Time to Trade [4:24]
38. Under Fire [2:59]
39. Dynamite Calling Cards [4:16]
40. Pressure Off [3:44]
41. Chance's Girl [3:31]
Disc #2, Side B -- The Cowboys
1. Overture [2:40]
2. Credits [2:39]
3. Gold Fever [3:11]
4. A Stiff Neck [2:26]
5. The Schoolhouse [3:07]
6. Out of the Corral [2:35]
7. Auditions on Horseback [10:34]
8. Terms of Hire [3:56]
9. Laying Down the Irons [3:10]
10. Lessons for Cowboys [1:37]
11. A Hard Man [5:25]
12. Jebediah Nightlinger [3:13]
13. Bedtime Story [3:57]
14. "Move 'Em Out!" [4:29]
15. After a Long Day [2:47]
16. 3 A.M. [2:09]
17. Cimarron Rescues Slim [2:42]
18. Bob Does It [1:33]
19. A Gift: A Father's Sons [3:44]
20. Whiskey [8:28]
21. Long Hair and Dan [3:42]
22. Intermission [:46]
23. Entr'acte [2:22]
24. Nighthawk Duty [2:51]
25. A Cowboy Laid to Rest [4:40]
26. Boys Meet Girls [6:47]
27. Shadowed [4:48]
28. Long Hair Makes His Move [5:52]
29. Wil Vs. Long Hair [4:47]
30. Summer's Over [1:55]
31. "We're Going to Finish the Job." [2:27]
32. Striking Back [4:21]
33. Jebediah's Noose [4:34]
34. Long Hair's Noose [3:42]
35. Trail's End [3:30]
36. Cast List [1:21]
37. Exit Music [1:09]

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