Apache

Apache

Burt Lancaster
Director: Robert Aldrich Cast: Burt Lancaster
Burt Lancaster
, Jean Peters
Jean Peters
, John McIntire
John McIntire
Robert Aldrich

Blu-ray (Color)

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Overview

Apache was based on Paul I. Wellman's novel Broncho Apache, which in turn was inspired by a true story. Burt Lancaster plays Massai, a lieutenant of the great Apache warrior Geronimo (here depicted as an old man, played by Monte Blue). Though his tribe has signed surrender terms with the conquering whites, Massai refuses to do so. He escapes from a prison train and conducts a one-man war against the white intruders-and against some of his own people. Along the way, he claims Nalinle (Jean Peters), whom he previously regarded as a traitor to his cause, as his wife. John McIntire plays famed Indian scout Al Sieber, who-in this film, if not in real life-is sympathetic to the Indians' plight and Massai's single-purposed cause. The real-life counterpart to Massai was killed by Sieber's minions after agreeing to call off the hostilies; United Artists objected to this, forcing producer/star Burt Lancaster to shoot an unconvincingly happy ending.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/01/2020
UPC: 0738329251635
Original Release: 1954
Rating: NR
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Color]
Time: 1:31:00
Sales rank: 14,860

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Burt Lancaster Massai
Jean Peters Nalinle
John McIntire Al Sieber
Charles Buchinsky Hondo
John Dehner Weddle
Paul Guilfoyle Santos
Ian MacDonald Glagg
Walter Sande Lt. Col. Beck
Morris Ankrum Dawson
Monte Blue Geronimo

Technical Credits
Robert Aldrich Director
Jack R. Berne Production Manager
Alan Crosland Editor
Harold Hecht Producer
Joseph Kish Set Decoration/Design
Ernest Laszlo Cinematographer
Harry Maret Makeup
Norma Costumes/Costume Designer
David Raksin Score Composer
Nicolai Remisoff Art Director
Robert J. Schiffer Makeup
Sid Sidman Asst. Director
James R. Webb Screenwriter
Lee Zavitz Special Effects

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