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Escape from Fort Bravo (1953) was a Western - Action Film directed by John Sturges and produced by Nicholas Nayfack.

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Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)

By Beatrice on Nov 7, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Escape from Fort Bravo Directed by John Sturges Written by Frank Fenton; story by Philip Rock and Michael Pate 1953/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Netflix rental I couldn’t get too excited about this one but my husband, who is the Western fan in our family, liked it. The story is set... Read full article


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Cabot Young: You must have missed!
Campbell: Naw, we just killed the same one twice!
[takes aim and shoots Indian off his pony with one shot]
Campbell: See what I mean?


Capt. Roper: Did you fire that shot?
Cabot Young: Yep!
Capt. Roper: In any other place than this, I'd thank you.
Cabot Young: In any other place, you wouldn't get the chance!
Capt. Roper: Keep the gun!


Capt. Roper: When you're in the grave, Beecher, it doesn't matter too much how you got there.
Lt. Beecher: Well, I think it matters. I think it does.
Capt. Roper: Write the War Department.


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William Holden did not shave his chest for his shirtless scene in this movie (as he did for most of his other "beefcake" scenes of the 1950s), thus giving audiences one of their best looks at his normally lush growth of chest hair.
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