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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

An aging Cavalry officer tries to prevent an Indian war in the last days before his retirement.

Cast & Crew

John Ford Director
John Wayne Capt. Nathan Brittles
Joanne Dru Olivia Dandridge
John Agar Lt. Clint Cohill
Ben Johnson Sgt. Tyree
Harry Carey Jr. Lt. Ross Pennell
Victor McLaglen Sgt. Quincannon
Mildred Natwick Abby Allshard
George O'Brien Major "Mac" Allshard
Arthur Shields Dr. O'Laughlin
Michael Dugan Hochbauer
Chief John Big Tree Pony-That-Walks

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Kansas City, KS premiere: 26 Jul 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI*; AF I-lib
Mar 94
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Argosy Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  103-104 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,316    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Please correct the synopsis

    John 2015-11-23

    John Agar's character is Flint Cohill, not Clint. And the scene where John Wayne spies on the tribes, he's with the Harry Carey character, Ross... MORE>

  • she wore a yellow ribbon

    kevin sellers 2015-07-09

    A good John Ford western, but not as good as the first installment of the Cavalry Trilogy, "Fort Apache," in my opinion, because there is no... MORE>

  • Oft forgotten but a gem nonetheless!

    Nick 2015-07-08

    This film is far better than a lot of the "classic" western movies made during this time. It is beautifully shot (look for the highlight sequence... MORE>