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Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

104 min - Romance, Drama, History, War, Western - 3 November 1939
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Set in America's Colonial period, John Ford's adventure tale follows Gilbert (Henry Fonda) and Lana Martin (Claudette Colbert) as they try to survive the rugged frontier. After their settlement is repeatedly attacked by Indians, the couple is taken in by a spinster (Edna May Oliver). Lana bears a son, while Gilbert heads off to fight the Indians and the British. He returns, wounded, to find his family once again under attack by the Indians.

Director:  John Ford
Stars:  Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver, Eddie Collins, John Carradine, Dorris Bowdon, Jessie Ralph, Arthur Shields, Robert Lowery, Roger Imhof, Francis Ford, Ward Bond, Kay Linaker, Russell Simpson, Spencer Charters, Si Jenks, Jack Pennick, Arthur Aylesworth, Chief John Big Tree, Charles Tannen, Paul McVey, Tiny Jones, Beulah Hall Jones, Edwin Maxwell, Robert Greig, Clara Blandick, Frank Baker, Noble Johnson, Payne B. Johnson, Mae Marsh, Lionel Pape, Tom Tyler, Clarence Wilson

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Set in America's Colonial period, John Ford's adventure tale follows Gilbert (Henry Fonda) and Lana Martin (Claudette Colbert) as they try to survive the rugged frontier. After their settlement is repeatedly attacked by Indians, the couple is taken in by a spinster (Edna May Oliver). Lana bears a son, while Gilbert heads off to fight the Indians and the British. He returns, wounded, to find his family once again under attack by the Indians.



Tagline: Red-Blooded DRAMA !

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  3 November 1939

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 44 min

Academy Award Nominations

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Edna May Oliver {“Sarah McKlennar”}
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color) — Ray Rennahan, Bert Glennon

[NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL NOMINATION. Title was on a preliminary list of submissions/nominees from the studios from which the two official nominees (Gone with the Wind and The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex) would be selected.]


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