Drums Across the River

Drums Across the River

Audie Murphy
Director: Nathan Juran Cast: Audie Murphy
Audie Murphy
, Walter Brennan
Walter Brennan
, Lyle Bettger
Lyle Bettger
Nathan Juran


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Audie Murphy is at his taciturn best in the Universal western Drums Along the River. Murphy is cast as Gary Brannon, a peaceful homesteader living a quiet existence with his father Sam (Walter Brennan). No-account Frank Walker (Lyle Bettger), hoping to open up the Ute Indian territory for gold-mining purposes, tries to foment a war between the Utes and the local whites. As an added filip, he steals a gold shipment and pins the blame on Brannon. Now a fugitive from justice, Brannon joins Walker's gang, much to his father's dismay. Actually, it's all part of a plan to expose Walker's perfidy and prevent Ute hostilities, but no one knows this until Brannon wants them to. Jay Silverheels, best known as Tonto on TV's Lone Ranger, co-stars as Ute warrior Taos.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/01/2014
UPC: 0025192097553
Original Release: 1954
Source: Universal Mod
Time: 1:19:00
Sales rank: 22,616

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Audie Murphy Gary Brannon
Walter Brennan Sam Brannon
Lyle Bettger Frank Walker
Lisa Gaye Jennie Marlowe
Hugh O'Brian Morgan
Mara Corday Sue Randolph
Jay Silverheels Taos
Emile G. Meyer Nathan Marlowe
Regis Toomey Sheriff Beal
Morris Ankrum Ouray
Bob Steele Billy Costa
James Anderson Jed Walker
George Wallace Les Walker
Lane Bradford Ralph Costa
Ken Terrell Red Knife
Howard McNear Stilwell
Gregg Barton Fallon

Technical Credits
Nathan Juran Director
John K. Butler Screenwriter
Leslie I. Carey Sound/Sound Designer
Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration/Design
Joseph E. Gershenson Musical Direction/Supervision
Julia Heron Set Decoration/Design
Bernard Herzbrun Production Designer
Harold Lipstein Cinematographer
Jay A. Morley Costumes/Costume Designer
Richard H. Riedel Production Designer
Lawrence Roman Screenwriter
Tom Shaw Asst. Director
Herman Stein Score Composer
Melville Tucker Producer
Virgil Vogel Editor
Bud Westmore Makeup

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