Distant Drums
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Distant Drums
Filmed on location in Florida's Everglades, Distant Drums stars Gary Cooper as Indian fighter Quincy Wyatt. At the height of the Seminole wars, Wyatt leads a small group of soldiers into the Everglades to offer resistance. Along the way, they rescue Judy Beckett (Mari Aldon), one of several white prisoners of the Seminoles. Judy proves to be as worthy a "soldier" as Wyatt and his men during the final Seminole attack. Prominent among the supporting players is Robert Barrat as General Zachary Taylor. Distant Drums was produced independently by Milton Sperling's United States… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Might not be top notch Walsh but is still enjoyable."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Though not one of director Raoul Walsh's or star Gary Cooper's best actioners, the movie has some good moments due to visual style and on-location shooting."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Dubious war film, mixed with interesting jungle adventure from director Raoul Walsh."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
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