SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON
John Wayne's favorite role as Cavalry Captain Nathan Brittles inaugurated a major element of the Wayne persona: the beloved leader of men, with an air of easy authority. Brittles, set to retire, takes on a final mission to protect both his fort community and the local Indians from an impending attack by a hostile tribe. DIR/PROD John Ford; SCR Frank S. Nugent, Laurence Stallings; PROD Merian C. Cooper. U.S., 1949, color, 103 min. NOT RATED
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