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Apache Ambush Details

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Longtime B-western favorites Tex Ritter and Ray "Crash" Corrigan are among the supporting players of the Columbia oater Apache Ambush. Star of the proceedings is Bill Williams, cast as Indian scout James Kingston. In the last days of the Civil War, President Lincoln (James Griffith) selects Kingston and two other men -- cattle driver O'Roarke (Ray Teal) and "reconstructed" Confederate major McGuire (Don C. Harvey) -- to help speed along a major cattle shipment from Texas to the Northern states. One of the obstacles facing the three men is Mexican fanatic Joaquin Jironza (Alex Montoya), who wants to get his hands on the Henry Repeating Rifles which Kingston and his confreres carry with them. Undermining the good guys is embittered ex-rebel Lee Parker (Richard Jaeckel), who is in cahoots with Jironza. So much happens in the first five reels that the titular Indian ambush is almost anticlimactic (a warning to more sensitive viewers: neither the Apaches nor the Mexicans are shown in a particularly sympathetic light). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Bill Williams
as James Kingston
Richard Jaeckel
as Lee Parker
Adele August
as Ann
Tex Ritter
as Traeger
Ray "Crash" Corrigan
as Mark Calvin
Ray Teal
as Sgt. O'Roarke
Don C. Harvey
as Maj. McGuire
George Chandler
as Chandler
Forrest Lewis
as Silas Parker
George Keymas
as Tweedy
Robert Foulk
as Red Jennings
James Flavin
as Col. Marshall
Harry Lauter
as Bailey
Victor Millan
as Manoel
Harry Lauter
as Bailey
James Flavin
as Col. Marshall

Crew

Fred Sears
Director
Wallace MacDonald
Producer
Fred Jackman, Jr.
Cinematographer
Mischa Bakaleinikoff
Composer (Music Score)
Jerome Thoms
Editor
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