The Indian Fighter

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The Indian Fighter
The Indian Fighter poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Andre DeToth
Produced by William Schorr
Written by
Starring
Music by Franz Waxman
Edited by Richard Cahoon
Production
company
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
  • December 21, 1955 (1955-12-21) (New York)
Running time
88 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $2,450,000 (US)[1]

The Indian Fighter is a 1955 American CinemaScope and Technicolor Western film directed by Andre DeToth and based upon an original story by Robert L. Richards. The film was the first of star Kirk Douglas's Bryna Productions that was released through United Artists. The film co-stars Elsa Martinelli, Walter Matthau, Lon Chaney, Jr. and Kirk Douglas's wife of the time Diana Douglas.

Plot[edit]

Johnny Hawks is a man who made his name fighting Indians. Returning to the West after the Civil War he must now keep wronged Sioux warriors from massacring the Oregon-bound wagon train he is leading and the nearby fort. Tensions between the two races are building with Indians trading gold to the whites for whiskey.

Cast[edit]

Comic book adaption[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'The Top Box-Office Hits of 1956', Variety Weekly, January 2, 1957
  2. ^ "Dell Four Color #687". Grand Comics Database. 
  3. ^ Dell Four Color #687 at the Comic Book DB

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