Synopsis by Iotis Erlewine
The second of John Ford's "Cavalry Trilogy," this film stars John Wayne as Cavalry Captain Nathan Brittles. In his last days before his compulsory retirement, Brittles must face the possibility of a full-scale attack from the Arapahos, fomented by the recent defeat of General Custer and by double-dealing Indian agents.
cavalry, commander, retirement, final-days, Native-American, gift, last-stand, attack, conflict, Indian (Native-American)-agent, loneliness, officer, sacrifice
High Artistic Quality