Colonel Marlowe is in command of a motley assortment of 1200 Union volunteers whose task-- and apparent suicide mission-- is to infiltrate 300 miles of Southern territory and destroy the most strategic rail route in the Confederacy. Marlowe's life is complicated by his ferocious running feud with the company's surgeon, Major Kendall.
An American prizefighter returns to Ireland in order to forget the past and live peacefully in his village birthplace. He falls in love with the hot-tempered sister of a belligerent neighbor, and trouble ensues over the payment of her dowry.
Wayne plays ex-Confederate soldier Ethan Edwards, an Indian-hater who believes more in bullets than words. He's out to find his young niece, who's been taken captive by the renegade Comanches who massacred her family.
Wayne stars as a Union officer who is ordered to burn the plantation of his southern wife. She won't speak to him for 15 years, during which time he is assigned to the Indian Wars in the southwest. The Apaches cause trouble by escaping across the Rio Grande, until Wayne is allowed to follow.
"Cmdr. Frank 'Spig' Wead was a pioneer aviator, renowned screenwriter (whose works included John Ford's They Were Expendable) and a man of war. The skies beckoned Spig to action; a crippling injury ultimately left him powerless to act, propelling him to discover the power of his pen. He was talented, driven, flawed, and a friend of Ford's--and the subject of this compassionate biography"--Container.
Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story.
The rugged commander of a small cavalry outpost on the western frontier is faced with imminent retirement. As well as safeguarding the stagecoatch routes, he must make peace with his Indian counterparts to avert a needless war and also make sure his troop will be in capable hands when he leaves.
A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain.
December 7th: Reconstructs the events at Pearl Harbor on the day of the Japanese attack. The fleet that came to stay: explains the invasion of Okinawa from the U.S. Navy point of view and illustrates the operation using scenes of the combat.
Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their gorilla documenting safari. Mrs. Nordley is not infatuated with her husband any more, and takes a liking to Marswell.