Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Romance
A chivalrous British officer takes the blame for his cousin's embezzlement and journeys to the American West to start a new life on a cattle ranch.
Although a Native American, Red Wing, was featured in the film, Jesse Cornplanter had played the lead in Hiawatha (1913) released almost a year before The Squaw Man.
Jim, I want you to go away for my sake!
Early in the film, when Captain James Wynnegate (played by Dustin Farnum) is on board the sailing ship, he writes a note asking that a "check" enclosed with the note be cashed for him. Since Captain Farnum is an Englishman, he would have spelled the word as "cheque", the standard British spelling. (Moreover, the handwriting in the note is scarcely that of an educated British military officer: the lines of writing are crooked and the letters are crudely formed.)
A seemingly unrestored print aired 5 April 2004 on Turner Classic Movies with a new orchestral score by H. Scott Salinas.
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