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Run of the Arrow

BBC Four

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

on BBC Four

Western about an ex-Confederate soldier (Rod Steiger) who heads west after the Civil War to make a fresh start among the Sioux. But his loyalty is tested by a cavalry troop. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Samuel Fuller
Pvt. O'Meara:
Rod Steiger
Captain Clark:
Brian Keith
Walking Coyote:
Jay C Flippen
Blue Buffalo:
Charles Bronson
Mrs. O'Meara:
Olive Carey
Red Cloud:
Frank deKova

Formats

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How the West Was Lost

BBC Four

Comedian Rich Hall travels around the US to find out what killed off a quintessentially American film genre, the Western. He charts America's obsession with its own creation myth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rich Hall
Director:
Chris Cottam

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Fort Apache

BBC Four

Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for years

The first of John Ford's cavalry trilogy, in which a demoted commanding officer takes his resentment out on the men of Fort Apache, a remote outpost in the Arizona desert. Show more

Contributors

Captain Kirby York:
John Wayne
Lieutenant Col Owen Thursday:
Henry Fonda
Philadelphia Thursday:
Shirley Temple
Sergeant Major Michael O'Rourke:
Ward Bond
Lieutenant Michael O'Rourke:
John Agar
Sergeant Beaufort:
Pedro Armendariz
Captain Collingwood:
George O'Brien
Sergeant Festus Mulcahy:
Victor McLaglen
Mrs Collingwood:
Anna Lee
Mrs O'Rourke:
Irene Rich
Chief Cochise:
Miguel Inclan
Johnny Reb:
Jack Pennick
Director:
John Ford

Formats

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Quincy Jones: The Many Lives of Q

Episode 1: From the Jazz Age to Hollywood - 1933-1974

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

First of a two-part documentary about American jazz musician, composer, arranger, record producer and entrepreneur, Quincy Jones. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Comedian Rich Hall travels around the US to find out what killed off a quintessentially American film genre, the Western. He charts America's obsession with its own creation myth. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rich Hall
Director:
Chris Cottam

Regional Variations (2)

Quincy Jones: The Many Lives of Q

Episode 1: From the Jazz Age to Hollywood - 1933-1974

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

First of a two-part documentary about American jazz musician, composer, arranger, record producer and entrepreneur, Quincy Jones. Show more

BBC Four

About BBC Four

BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

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