Richard Chamberlain has a small pivotal role but soon would become very famous as Dr. Circling to the south, sir. Sometimes I wish I had saved my money and bought me a guitar. Well, possibly, sir, a practical exercise like that might be added to Troop School. Davis, Gabriel Scognamillo Cinematography: William W. It's a little bit late to take your advice, Captain. Just wait till you see her, sir.
Why he'd stand barefooted on a barbed wire fence and lash a wildcat to death with a live rattlesnake but he'll get the job done every time. He's the only other officer concern. I have nothing to say, sir. The Garrison Women have got the word, sir. John Wayne's gruff but fatherly character contrasts with Boone's gruff but miserable martinet. So another time, don't be a fool.
But we keep sending the requisitions in and keep hopin' and sometimes we're surprised. On the day McQuade reports, Maddocks is burying four troopers from a patrol led by Lt. Get known in this neighborhood. And I don't have to. Gresham and I have seen Talking Smoke south and west on the horizon everyday since the Paymaster got here.
This a very good bivouac area, Mr. Take the bags to the coach, please. Hamilton, always a lightweight actor, becomes part of the scenery in their shared scenes. Tracey Hamilton is taking her east to her aunt in St. Two jewels a piece might just about cut the dust.
It's all in the Standing Orders. Gresham is assigned to lead another patrol to the suspected location of the hostiles but on the evening of his departure discovers the affair and an ugly scene ensues. Two married men to dress the women for burial. He can drink himself into a straight-jacket. Tracey, you can't go this way. Gresham, thank you very much.
And, then, we'll have them down in the hole. McQuade is a green rookie who is now under the command of the tough Captain and he does not seem to be able to do anything right. I'd say you're at her pretty badly, Hanna. I'm gonna tell you the odd teeth I never heard that last remark. You care to step into headquarters? And that's all that worries you? You've passed the word to the first sergeant for two sections on this courier detail fourteen-hundred rounds of ammunition and eight days' rations.
Eighteen ponies, mister, headed north crossed our line of march about 10 o'clock this morning. You served under my father at, Chapultepec. Gresham , Duane Eddy Trooper Eddy , Slim Pickens Trooper Erschick. Well, if I move slow, sir. So I won't ask him. I don't like officers much. We didn't even see cookfire, sir.
Yes, sir, in time you may do. I had the right to leave the post too the minute you left. The courier plan is in post standing orders and you should have read it. And because you can't say, I've gotta send Gresham out on a scout to Kayson Wash. My father didn't get his star behind a desk he got it under Sheridan.
Gresham, you handle the brave and comforting words you're the officer on guard. Suppose it doesn't work, sir. Maybe the lieutenant will like to look at the post courier plan. What could you know about marriage? Gresham, I've gotta use you again. Well, at least, our hearts are in this. While Ford's troops often depart or return to their outposts amidst a stirring anthem, the cavalry in A Thunder of Drums are more likely to return from their missions in a defeated manner.
A Thunder of Drums 1961 The story of a newly commissioned cavalry officer who clashes with his commanding officer at an isolated outpost, A Thunder of Drums 1961 was made during a time when the Western was no longer attracting younger audiences. He earns the difference in our pay, sir. Yes, sir, I think I can make it. Our men are getting ready, sir. While this is by no means a classic, it does possess an intelligent script, nicely paced plot, great location photography, and assured direction from old hand Joseph M. And it was a dead coyote and that was a military mistake. Didn't take you too long to forget all about me but you can't forget me now that I'm here.