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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)

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104 min | Western

Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled.
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Director
Writers
James Warner Bellah (story) | Frank S. Nugent (screenplay) (as Frank Nugent) | Laurence Stallings (screenplay)
Composer
Richard Hageman (musical score)
Cinematographer
Winton C. Hoch (as Winton Hoch)
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$1,600,000
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Release date
Oct 22, 1949 (United States)

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36 cast members
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John Wayne
Capt. Nathan Cutting Brittles Capt. Nathan Cutting Brittles   See fewer
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Joanne Dru
Olivia Dandridge Olivia Dandridge   See fewer
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John Agar
Lt. Flint Cohill Lt. Flint Cohill   See fewer
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Ben Johnson
Sgt. Tyree Sgt. Tyree   See fewer
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Harry Carey Jr.
Second Lt. Ross Pennell Second Lt. Ross Pennell   See fewer
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Victor McLaglen
Top Sgt. Quincannon Top Sgt. Quincannon   See fewer
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Mildred Natwick
Abby Allshard Abby Allshard   See fewer
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George O'Brien
Maj. Mac Allshard Maj. Mac Allshard   See fewer
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Arthur Shields
Dr. O'Laughlin Dr. O'Laughlin   See fewer
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Michael Dugan
Sgt. Hochbauer Sgt. Hochbauer   See fewer
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Chief John Big Tree
Chief Pony That Walks Chief Pony That Walks   See fewer
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Fred Graham
Sgt. Hench Sgt. Hench   See fewer
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George Sky Eagle
Chief Sky Eagle Chief Sky Eagle   See fewer
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Tom Tyler
Cpl. Mike Quayne Cpl. Mike Quayne   See fewer
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Noble Johnson
Chief Red Shirt Chief Red Shirt   See fewer
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Rudy Bowman
Pvt. John Smith - aka Rome Clay (uncredited) Pvt. John Smith - aka Rome Clay (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Bradley
Interpreter (uncredited) Interpreter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Fix
Gunrunner (uncredited) Gunrunner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Francis Ford
Connelly - Fort Stark Suttlers Barman (uncredited) Connelly - Fort Stark Suttlers Barman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Hyke
Trooper McCarthy (uncredited) Trooper McCarthy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Jones
Courier (uncredited) Courier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Kennedy
Badger (uncredited) Badger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Libby
Cpl. Krumrein (uncredited) Cpl. Krumrein (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Lyons
Trooper Cliff (uncredited) Trooper Cliff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McGrath
Bugler / Indian (uncredited) Bugler / Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Evelyn Moriarty
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Ortiz
Gunrunner (uncredited) Gunrunner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Pennick
Sergeant Major (uncredited) Sergeant Major (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irving Pichel
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Mickey Simpson
Cpl. Wagner (uncredited) Cpl. Wagner (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Steele
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Don Summers
Jenkins (uncredited) Jenkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Tornek
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Dan White
Trooper (uncredited) Trooper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karl Rynders (uncredited) Karl Rynders (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 14,537 votes