Fort Apache

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Release Date: March 26, 1948 | RKO Radio Pictures
Summary: In John Ford's sombre exploration the mythology of American heroes, he slowly reveals the character of Owen Thursday, who sees his new posting to the desolate Fort Apache as a chance to claim the military honour which he believes is rightfully his. Arrogant, obsessed with military form and ultimately self-destructive, Thursday attempts to destroy the Apache chief Cochise after luring him across the border from Mexico, against the advice of his subordinates.
Director: John Ford
Genres: Western
Runtime: 2 h 05 min

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