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A Distant Trumpet (1964)

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117 min | Western

West Point graduate Lt. Hazard is posted to Fort Delivery, Arizona, where he has to deal with lax discipline, romantic complications, Apaches and his conflicting feelings toward the Indians.
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John Twist (screenplay) | Richard Fielder (adaptation) | Albert Beich (adaptation) | Paul Horgan (novel)
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William H. Clothier (as William Clothier)
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Updated Mar 26, 1964

Release date
May 30, 1964 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Troy Donahue
2nd Lt. Matthew 'Matt' Hazard 2nd Lt. Matthew 'Matt' Hazard   See fewer
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Suzanne Pleshette
Mrs. Kitty Mainwarring Mrs. Kitty Mainwarring   See fewer
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Diane McBain
Laura Frelief - Quaint's Niece Laura Frelief - Quaint's Niece   See fewer
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James Gregory
Maj. Gen. Alexander Upton Quaint Maj. Gen. Alexander Upton Quaint   See fewer
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William Reynolds
1st Lt. Teddy Mainwarring 1st Lt. Teddy Mainwarring   See fewer
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Claude Akins
Seely Jones Seely Jones   See fewer
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Kent Smith
Secretary of War Secretary of War   See fewer
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Judson Pratt
Capt. Cedric Gray MD Capt. Cedric Gray MD   See fewer
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Bartlett Robinson
Maj. Hiram Prescott Maj. Hiram Prescott   See fewer
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Bobby Bare
Pvt. Cranshaw Pvt. Cranshaw   See fewer
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Larry Ward
Sgt. Kroger Sgt. Kroger   See fewer
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Richard X. Slattery
Sgt. Fry Sgt. Fry   See fewer
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Mary Patton
Mrs. Jessica Prescott Mrs. Jessica Prescott   See fewer
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Russell Johnson
Capt. Brinker - Judge Advocate's office Capt. Brinker - Judge Advocate's office   See fewer
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Lane Bradford
Maj. Miller Maj. Miller   See fewer
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Richard Lapp
Minor Role Minor Role   See fewer
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Guy Eltsosis
Trooper (uncredited) Trooper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Pulford
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Bill Zuckert
Aide to Secretary Of War (uncredited) Aide to Secretary Of War (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.4 / 10 | 747 votes