Not Rated | | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1854, Jeb Stuart, George Custer and other graduates from West Point are posted to Kansas to help pacify the territory before railroad construction to Santa Fe can resume.
Errol Flynn plays Jeb Stuart, with Ronald Reagan playing George Armstrong Custer. A year later Flynn would play Custer in They Died with Their Boots On (1941).
Cyrus K. Holliday:
Kit, once when you were about this high, Tex and Windy brought home a wolf cub with a broken back. You nursed it for weeks, but it finally died with his head in your lap. You cried for days. But it was just a wolf cub. And it probably would have ...
Just after John Brown is hanged, an Army officer next to the gallows says "So perish all such enemies of the Union." What the officer, Colonel J.T.L.Preston of the Virginia Military Institute said was "So perish all such enemies of Virginia, all such enemies of the Union, all such foes of the human race."
Opening card: "1854, THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY, WEST POINT When the gray cradle of the American Army was only a small garrison with few cadets, but under a brilliant Commandant, named Robert E. Lee it was already building for the defense of a newly-won nation in a new world."
The DVD version released in Brazil by Aspen Editora Ltda. (Revista Digital Showtime Clássicos collection) runs 114 minutes.
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