The Comancheros

Directed by: Michael Curtiz, USA, 1961

USA, 1961
Szenenphoto aus The Comancheros, © 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation

Cast and Credits

Production 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation
Distribution 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation
Producer George Sherman
Director Michael Curtiz
Assistant Director Jack R. Berne
2nd Unit Regie Cliff Lyons [Director: action sequences]
Scenario Clair Huffaker
James Edward Grant
Based on Paul I. Wellman [(novel) (as Paul I. Wellman)]
Director of Photography William H. Clothier
Composer Elmer Bernstein
Editor Louis R. Loeffler [(as Louis Loeffler)]
Art Director Jack Martin Smith
Alfred Ybarra
Set Decoration Robert Priestley [(as Robert Priestly)]
Walter M. Scott
Costume Design Marjoriee Best
Make-Up Ben Nye
Helen Turpin [Hair stylist]
Cast John Wayne [Capt. Jake Cutter]
Stuart Whiteman [Paul Reget]
Ina Balin [Pilar Graile]
Nehemiah Persoff [Graile]
Lee Marvin [Tully Crow]
Michael Ansara [Amelung]
Bruce Cabot [Major Henry]
Edgar Buchanan [Circuit Court Judge Thaddeus Jackson Breen]
Henry Daniell [Gireaux]
Richard Devon [Esteban]
Jack Elam [Horseface (Comanchero)]
Joan O'Brien [Melinda Marshall]
Patrick Wayne [Tobe (as Pat Wayne)]
Phil Arnold [Nervous Drunk (not credited)]
Anne Barton [Martha Schofield (not credited)]
Steve Baylor [Comanchero (not credited)]
Danny Borzage [Barfly (not credited)]
Don Brodie [Card Dealer (not credited)]
Alan Carney [Stillwater Bartender (not credited)]
James J. Casino [Bar Patron (not credited)]
Iphigenie Castiglioni [Josefina (not credited)]
Dennis Cole [Blonde Youth (not credited)]
Booth Colman [Hotel Clerk (not credited)]
Jackie Cubat [Fuzzy - Hotel Girl (not credited)]
Gabriel Curtiz [Marsac (not credited)]
John Dierkes [Ranger Bill Larsen (not credited)]
Ilana Dowding [Mary Schofield (not credited)]
William Fawcett [Poker Player (not credited)]
Eric Feldary [Valtin (not credited)]
Joe Gray [Bit Part (not credited)]
Lenmana Guerin [Indian Maid (not credited)]
Claude Hall [Ranger (not credited)]
Tom Hennesy [Gordo - Graile]
Tom Hernández [Croupier (not credited)]
George Holmes [Casino Patron (not credited)]
Michael Jeffers [Bar Patron (not credited)]
Joseph La Cava [Dealer (not credited)]
George J. Lewis [Chief Iron Shirt (not credited)]
Jon Lormer [White-Haired Man on Riverboat (not credited)]
Cliff Lyons [Bit Part (not credited)]
Casey MacGregor [Bar Patron (not credited)]
Roger Mobley [Bub Schofield (not credited)]
Ralph Neff [Poker Player (not credited)]
Gregg Palmer [Emil Bouvier - Duelist (not credited)]
Thayer Roberts [Poker Player (not credited)]
Frank J. Scannell [Faro Dealer (not credited)]
Phil Schumacher [Texas Ranger (not credited)]
Bernard Sell [Casino Patron (not credited)]
Leigh Snowden [Ada Belle (not credited)]
Bob Steele [Pa Schofield (not credited)]
Lusita Triana [Spanish Dancer (not credited)]
Ralph Volkie [Riverboat Pit Boss (not credited)]
Aissa Wayne [Bessie Marshall (not credited)]
Guinn Williams [Ed McBain - Gunrunner (not credited)]
Henry Wills [Ranger (not credited)]
Sam Wolfe [Poker Player (not credited)]
Kelly Yost [Indian (not credited)]

Technical specifications
Locations or Studios: Moab Utah United States
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:2,35 - Ratio: 1:2,35 - ,Length: 107 minutes
Sound System: Mono
First Screening: November 1, 1961 in New York City, New York
FSK ab 12 Jahren, nfr
Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist

Synopsis in German
USA, der Wilde Westen: Der Texas Ranger Jake Cutter verhaftet den Spieler Paul Regret, der einen Mord begangen haben soll. Als dieser flüchtet, stellt ihn Cutter in einem Saloon. Auf dem Weg zurück nach Louisiana taucht die gefürchtete "Comancheros"-Bande auf. Die Outlaws liefern Waffen und Alkohol an den Stamm der Chomanche und sorgen für Angst und Schrecken. Als Cutter auf einer Ranch von der Bande angegriffen wird, eilt ihm Regret unerwartet zur Hilfe. Gemeinsam mit den Texas Rangers stellen sie sich dem Duell gegen die Outlaws. (BR Presse)

General Information

The Comancheros is a motion picture produced in the year 1961 as a USA production. The Film was directed by Michael Curtiz, with John Wayne, Stuart Whiteman, Ina Balin, Nehemiah Persoff, Lee Marvin, in the leading parts. There are no reviews of The Comancheros available.

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