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Drums Along the Mohawk

Drums Along the Mohawk(1939)

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Brief Synopsis

A young couple fights off Indian attacks to start a farm in the Mohawk Valley.

Cast & Crew

John Ford Director
Claudette Colbert Lana "Magdelana" [Borst]
Henry Fonda Gilbert Martin
Edna May Oliver Mrs. McKlennar
Eddie Collins Christian Reall
John Carradine Caldwell
Dorris Bowdon Mary Reall
Jessie Ralph Mrs. Weaver
Arthur Shields Reverend Rosenkrantz
Robert Lowery John Weaver
Roger Imhof General Nicholas Herkimer
Francis Ford Joe Boleo
Ward Bond Adam Hartman

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 4 Nov 1939
Release Date:  1939 Production Date:  Darryl F. Zanuck's production of
none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  100 or 103 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,303    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • Ford's Unsung Gem

    Robert Longhauser 2018-09-14

    This is my favorite Ford color film. Beautiful cinematography. I think much better than The Searchers and especially the acting. Fonda is great. The whole... MORE>

  • Beautifuly filmed propoganda

    Pazza McP 2017-05-09

    Yes, Henry Fonda and many lead actors here are great, and the picture is beautifully filmed, but it's still colonial propoganda. As always with these... MORE>

  • Drums Along the Mohawk is indeed a classic

    Matthew Corder 2015-12-23

    This 1939 film gets my vote for the most underrated flick I have ever seen.I wish all young people could watch it,as it might actually get more people... MORE>