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Comanche Territory (1950 film)

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Comanche Territory (1950 film)

Comanche Territory
File:Comanche Territory FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by George Sherman
Produced by Leonard Goldstein
Written by Oscar Brodney
Lewis Meltzer
Starring Maureen O'Hara
Macdonald Carey
Music by Frank Skinner
Cinematography Maury Gertsman
Editing by Frank Gross
Distributed by Universal International Pictures (UI)
Release date(s) May 1, 1950
Running time 76 min
Country United States
Language English

Comanche Territory is a 1950 Technicolor Western directed by George Sherman, starring Maureen O'Hara and Macdonald Carey. Jim Bowie is sent into Comanche country by the government on a mission to draw up a treaty allowing the government to mine silver on the Indian's turf. Filming was done in and around the Oak Creek Canyon area of Arizona.

Plot synopsis

A treaty prevents settlers setting up camp on Comanche territory, but silver has been found and the government has sent Jim Bowie (Macdonald Carey) and Dan'l Seeger (Will Geer) to hold up the treaty and to negotiates a new treaty to allow the precious metal to be mined. Bowie soon finds that settlers are planning a raid on the Comanche, all instigated by saloon owner Katie Howard (Maureen O'Hara) and her crooked brother Stacey (Charles Drake). Katie falls in love with Bowie and turns honest, but it may be too late to prevent a war.



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  • TCM Movie Database
  • AllRovi
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