Approved | | Western
A disgruntled settler kills an Apache chief at Fort Yuma, and the fort's commander knows that the chief's son, Manga Colorado, will seek revenge and go on the warpath.
Despite what another Trivia entry claims, the number of on-screen killings in the film was not reduced to 10 for censorship reasons. In fact, there are over 30 on-screen killings during the course of the film, of whites and Indians.
Capt. Santley, sending a message to the General, orders Pvt. Cassidy to "step on it". This phrase, to go fast, came from foot pedals in automobiles and pressing down to go faster. It would not have been a phrase used in the wild west.