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Distant Drums Details

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Filmed on location in Florida's Everglades, Distant Drums stars [[Performer~P223908~Gary Cooper~garycooper]] as Indian fighter Quincy Wyatt. At the height of the Seminole wars, Wyatt leads a small group of soldiers into the Everglades to offer resistance. Along the way, they rescue Judy Beckett ([[Performer~P761~Mari Aldon~marialdon]]), one of several white prisoners of the Seminoles. Judy proves to be as worthy a "soldier" as Wyatt and his men during the final Seminole attack. Prominent among the supporting players is [[Performer~P4130~Robert Barrat~roberthbarrat]] as General Zachary Taylor. Distant Drums was produced independently by [[Performer~P112308~Milton Sperling~miltonsperling]]'s United States Productions, and distributed by Warner Bros. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Gary Cooper
as Capt. Quincy Wyatt
Richard Webb
as Lt. Richard Tufts
Ray Teal
as Private Mohair
Arthur Hunnicutt
as Monk
Clancy Cooper
as Sgt. Shane
Mel Archer
as Pvt. Jeremiah Hiff
Carl Harbaugh
as M. Duprez
Sheb Wooley
as Pvt. Jessup
Gregg Barton
as Pvt. James Tasher
Warren MacGregor
as Private Sullivan
Lee Roberts
as Pvt. Tibbett
Dan White
as Cpl. Peachtree

Crew

Raoul Walsh
Director
Milton Sperling
Producer
Martin Rackin
Screenwriter
Niven Busch
Screenwriter
Sidney Hickox
Cinematographer
Max Steiner
Composer (Music Score)
Folmar Blangsted
Editor
Marjorie Best
Costume Designer
Gordon Bau
Makeup
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