Cast & Crew

Directed By

Written By

James Warner Bellah
story / short stories: "The Big Hunt" and "War Party"


John Wayne
Capt. Nathan Cutting Brittles
Joanne Dru
Olivia Dandridge
John Agar
Lt. Flint Cohill
Ben Johnson
Sgt. Tyree
Harry Carey Jr.
Second Lt. Ross Pennell
Victor McLaglen
Top Sgt. Quincannon
Mildred Natwick
Abby Allshard
George O'Brien
Maj. Mac Allshard
Arthur Shields
Dr. O'Laughlin
Michael Dugan
Sgt. Hochbauer
Chief John Big Tree
Chief Pony That Walks
Fred Graham
Sgt. Hench
George Sky Eagle
Chief Sky Eagle
Tom Tyler
Cpl. Mike Quayne
Noble Johnson
Chief Red Shirt
Rudy Bowman
Pvt. John Smith - aka Rome Clay
Lee Bradley
Paul Fix
Francis Ford
Connelly - Fort Stark Suttlers Barman
Ray Hyke
Trooper McCarthy
Fred Libby
Cpl. Krumrein
Cliff Lyons
Trooper Cliff
Frank McGrath
Bugler / Indian
Evelyn Moriarty
Party Guest
Peter Ortiz
Post Park
Jack Pennick
Sergeant Major
Mickey Simpson
Cpl. Wagner
Dan White
Harry Woods
Karl Rynders

Produced By

Merian C. Cooper
executive producer
Lowell J. Farrell
associate producer
John Ford
executive producer



Winton C. Hoch
director of photography


D. Pat Kelley
sound effects
Roy Meadows
sound mixer

Art Direction

Set Design

Joseph Kish
Set Decorator


Don L. Cash
makeup artist
Anna Malin

Special Effects

Jack Caffee
special effects
Daniel Hays
special effects

Visual Effects

Jack Cosgrove
special photographic effects

Assistant Director

Edward O'Fearna
assistant director
Wingate Smith
assistant director
Cliff Lyons
second unit director

Production Management

Lowell J. Farrell
production manager

Art Department

Jack Golconda
Will Williams
movie poster artist


Natalie Kalmus
color director: Technicolor
Morgan Padelford
associate color director: Technicolor
Barbara Ford
assistant editor


John Ford
Philip Kieffer
technical advisor
Cliff Lyons
technical advisor
Sid Davis
stand-in: John Wayne
Élise Girard
Additional Crew
Barlow Simpson
gun wrangler

Music Department

C. Bakaleinikoff
musical conductor
Lucien Cailliet
musical arrangements / orchestrator
Jester Hairston
choral director
Louis Kaufman
musician: violin

Costume Department

D.R.O. Hatswell
costume researcher
Michael Meyers
wardrobe: men
Ann Peck
wardrobe: women

Camera Department

Charles P. Boyle
second unit photography
Harvey Gould
camera operator
Alexander Kahle
still photographer
Archie Stout
director of photography: second unit

Script Department

Meta Stern
script supervisor
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