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A Distant Trumpet

A Distant Trumpet(1964)

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Brief Synopsis

Donahue is a young, enthusiastic lieutenant sent in 1883 to a desolate Arizona fort which soon becomes a powder keg. A battle with the local Indians rages while Donahue is involved with both McBain and Pleshette. The latter is the lucky girl who hitches heart-throb Donahue.

Cast & Crew

Raoul Walsh Director
Troy Donahue 2d Lieut. Matthew Hazard
Suzanne Pleshette Kitty Mainwaring
Diane McBain Laura Greenleaf
James Gregory Gen. Alexander Quait
William Reynolds Lieut. Theo Mainwaring
Claude Akins Seeley Jones
Kent Smith Secretary of War
Judson Pratt Capt. Cedric Gray
Bartlett Robinson Maj. Hiram Prescott
Bobby Bare Cranshaw
Larry Ward Sergeant Kroger
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 27 May 1964
Release Date:  1964 Production Date:  [Panavision]
none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures
Duration(mins):  117 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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    Jackie 2012-02-26

    I have every film Troy Donahue has ever made, with the exception of this film. I enjoyed this movie and hopefully TCM will show it on their station very... MORE>

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    Dated in 1964 Saturday Morning Syndication inaccurate in everything but names and settings, and most troubling of all a Hollywood Fab Couple in the lead... MORE>