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Hondo (1953)  link to Hondo on IMDb  

Number: 636

poster Hondo

IMDb Rating:
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7.1/10 (7204 votes)

Country: USA, 83 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, War, Western, Romance

Director(s): John Farrow

Hondo Lane, a despatch rider for the cavalry, encounters Angie Lowe, a woman living alone with her young son in the midst of hostile Apache territory. She presumes she is safe because the Apaches, under their chief Vittorio, have always left them alone. Later Lane has a run-in with Angie's reprobate husband and is forced to kill him, not knowing who he is. Vittorio captures Lane and to save his life, Angie tells the Apache chief that Lane is her husband, unaware that Lane has killed her real husband. In order to protect her from a forced marriage with one of the Apache, Lane reluctantly goes along with the lie, though he knows the truth must eventually come out, to Vittorio and to Angie, both.


photo John Wayne John Wayne Hondo Lane
photo Geraldine Page Geraldine Page Angie Lowe
photo Ward Bond Ward Bond Buffalo Baker
photo Michael Pate Michael Pate Vittorio - Chiricahua Apache Chief
photo James Arness James Arness Lennie - Army Indian Scout

Medium: Unknown,

Location: c5p22

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3