Column South (1953) DVD Region One (Playable in North America – The US, Canada, Mexico, etc.) Color Approx. 85 min. Beautifully re-mastered.
Starring: Audie Murphy, Joan Evans, Robert Sterling, Ray Collins, Dennis Weaver, Russell Johnson, Jack Kelly, Bob Steele and James Best. Directed by Frederick de Cordova.
Immediately prior to the American Civil War, a Union officer (Audie Murphy), tries to prove local Navajo Indians are innocent of killing a prospector. He has to fight the anti-Indian attitudes of his superior officer (Robert Sterling) and North-South tensions within the soldiers. He discovers Confederate sympathizers are planning to cause the Indians to go on the warpath for their own benefit.
“Against treason and Navajo fury the U.S. cavalry rides !”
“Audie and the U.S. cavalry defeat the enemy.”
“The courage of the U.S. cavalry ! The vengeance of the war-crazed Navajo ! The last flaming stand at Fort Union !”