Fort dobbs state historic site history museum statesville. Fort dobbs 1958 clint walker, virginia mayo and brian keith. Fort dobbs is a 1958 western, the first of three directed by gordon douglas to star clint walker. Dec 30, 2010 clint walker in the warner brothers newly released, remastered dvd edition of fort dobbs. Clint walker simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Released 1958, fort dobbs stars clintwalker, virginiamayo, briankeith, richardeyer the movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 30 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic, which. Get it today with same day delivery, order pickup or drive up. Half ass boetticher with, considering that at the time it was made searchers was two years in the rear view mirror, a crudely racist take on. Yellowstone kelly in 1959 and gold of the seven saints in 1961. Clothier, this 93minute movie was released by warner brothers and was intended to capitalize on.
Angel and the badmanjohn wayne on filmthe star packerblue steel movie. Dec 29, 2010 fort dobbs is a highwater mark for warner archive. Clint walker in the warner brothers newly released, remastered dvd edition of fort dobbs. The film was produced with excellent graphic quality, best sound quality and finest starring actors. The visitor center is located at the back of the site in a log cabin. The large log fort, deemed necessary for the protection of frontier settlers during the conflict, was constructed by provincial rangers under the command of hugh waddell and named for royal governor arthur dobbs. Fort dobbs is a better movie manufacured by with a description of the movie is an escaped prisoner helps a mother and her son flee marauding indians. The occasional stock shot, with its grain and shift in contrast, is the only complaint and it wouldve been a complaint back in 1958.
Located near statesville in iredell county, north carolina. A few times a year they have trade fairs, which are fun for families, and once a year is the war for empire, which features great battles including lots of painted native americans, simulated scalpings, and guns. Gar davis clint walker is a wanted man on the run from the law, accused of a murder he didnt commit and. Fort dobbs is directed by gordon douglas and written by george w. Cast and crew credits for fort dobbs, 1958, directed by gordon douglas, with clint walker, virginia mayo, brian keith, at turner classic movies. I love the beginning of fort dobbs when he dismounts his horse and walks into the saloon, his walk is pure panther.
Twentyseven miles west of modernday salisbury, north carolina, fort dobbs is located in iredell county. With clint walker, virginia mayo, brian keith, richard eyer. Surrounded by hostile comanches, frontier widow celia gray knows the only hope she and her little boy have is to escape to fort dobbs. Legendas fort dobbs legendas portuguese br 1cd srt pob. Clint made several western movies on the big screen fort dobbs 1958, and yellowstone kelly 1959, directed by gordon douglas, gold of the seven saints 1961, with roger moore, more dead than alive 1969 with vincent price, sam whiskey 1969 with burt reynolds. Download voll im hollentempo nach fort dobbs in hdqualitat 1080p original music composer. In 1756, colonial governor arthur dobbs commissioned the construction of the fort to protect piedmont settlements during the french and indian war 17541763.
Jun 14, 20 fort dobbs 1958 clint walker, virginia mayo and brian keith western youtube stay safe and healthy. The fort site is outlined with rope and the basement has been dug out. Fort dobbs, located in presentday statesville, was a defensive fort built in 1756 under the auspices of north carolinas colonial assembly during the french and indian war. After escaping a lynch mob, gar davis clint walker disguises himself in a dead mans clothes and stumbles upon a farm. Cherokee attack on fort dobbs anniversary february 2728. Fort bowie 1958 full movie full western movie youtube. Fort dobbs is a 1958 american western black and white film directed by gordon douglas. Now, this is the guy who could have and should have played james bowie in a re make of the iron mistress. Fort dobbs is the only state historic site dedicated to the period of the french and indian war 17541763, also known as the seven years war. At that time, fort dobbs was north carolinas only frontier fort.
A tenuous romance develops between gar and celia when he escorts the family to fort dobbs. The now veteran bud osborne continued his screen career into the sound era and became even busier in the 1930s and 1940s. Fort dobbs was one of the forts governor dobbs had constructed, situated on the forks of fourth creek, a branch of the yadkin river. Fort dobbs is an authentic historical site for the french and indian war. Eluding a sheriffs posse, an escaped man saves a farming family from. Our exhibitions, educational programs, preservation and reconstruction projects, research, public outreach efforts and publication needs are met and.
Situated in the vicinity of terrific lakes and home to the wolf branchsaint clair township park, swansea is a wonderful and friendly community our staff is proud to serve since 1988. Clint walker in fort dobbs youtube clint walker, clint. Having eluded a posse, a wanted man rescues a woman and her young son from a comanche attack. Fort dobbs is north carolinas only french and indian war site and one of only a few sites nationally that actively interprets this period of history. Visitors will learn about the experiences of soldiers and support personnel from the past 400 years. It is difficult to consider piedmont north carolina as the frontier, and the untamed west, but in 1755, it was exactly that. Gordon douglas a variation on a theme of hondoremote ranch threatened by indians, widow with young son befriended by capable scout who may have had something to do with her husbands death. Eluding a sheriffs posse, an escaped man saves a farming family from a comanche attack and escorts it to the nearby fort dobbs. As he grew older and his waistline expanded, osbornes roles became somewhat smaller and instead of calling the shots himself, as he often had in the silent era, he now answered to the likes of roy barcroft and charles king.
Fort dobbs state historic site will honor and showcase north carolinas military history and salute veterans day with a military timeline nov. Walker had he been born 10 to 20 years earlier would have been a western star in the tradition of gary cooper. An escaped prisoner helps a mother and her son flee marauding indians. Clint walker began his career playing role tarzan in jungle gents 1954, then played the role of sardinian, in the classical biblical movie the ten commandments 1956 clint made several western movies on the big screen fort dobbs 1958, and yellowstone kelly 1959, directed by gordon douglas, gold of the seven saints 1961, with roger moore, more dead than alive 1969 with. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. For more information, please call 704 8735882 or visit. Im glad i can watch all of the old cheyanne westerns too. Trouble develops along the way when the woman comes to believe that her rescuer was responsible for the. A variation on a theme of hondoremote ranch threatened by indians, widow with young son befriended by capable scout who may have had something to do with her husbands death. The large log fort, deemed necessary for the protection of frontier settlers during the conflict, was constructed by provincial rangers under the command of hugh waddell. Hd im hollentempo nach fort dobbs 1958 onlinestreaming. The transfer is stunning at times, really doing clothiers photography justice.
Epingle par carlton noble sur western happy trails. Oct 20, 2019 fort dobbs is an authentic historical site for the french and indian war. Director gordon douglas 1958 western stars clint walker, virginia mayo, richard eyer, brian keith, michael dante and russ conway. The site was used as farmland over the years until the dar purchased the site in 1909 and eventually donated it to the state of north carolina. Fort dobbs 1958 fort dobbs 1958 fort dobbs 1958 the image could not be loaded. When comanches attack the homestead, gar leaps into action to defend the hapless residents widow celia gray virginia mayo and her son chad richard eyer. Fort dobbs and the indian attack 1760 native heritage. Friends of fort dobbs fort dobbs alliance is the 501c3 membership organization that supports fort dobbs state historic site located at 438 fort.
This film was first released in 1958 1986 2010, runs 90 minutes, shown in widescreen 1. Fort dobbs dvdr 1958 warner archive collection mod. Apparently this was kind of a lowbudget variation, with a couple of television actors starring. Oct 20, 2016 fort dobbs state historic site will honor and showcase north carolinas military history and salute veterans day with a military timeline nov. He then escorts them to the presumed safety of a u. Fort dobbs 1958 clint walker, virginia mayo and brian. Sep 24, 2018 fort dobbs retains the spirit of those boetticher films, a threeperson battle of resentments between walker, brian keith and virginia mayo. It is north carolinas only link to a war for empire that crossed five continents and lasted nearly 10 years. The everreliable gordon douglas keeps the focal points of the triangle shifting in the frame, and makes the dramatic utah desertscape constrict around its characters. The area is now in iredell county, near the present day town of statesville.
Afis 100 years100 movie quotes american film institute. Surveyorgeneral of ireland prospector and governor of north carolina. The mission of fort dobbs state historic site is to preserve and interpret the history of fort. The film was produced with excellent graphic quality, best sound quality and best starring actors. Clint walker, virginia mayo, brian keith, richard eyer director. Apparently this was kind of a lowbudget variation, with a. George and burt kennedy, with blackandwhite photography provided by william h.
And the western starring with charles bronson, the white buffalo 1977. Looking at the mountains in black and white was poetry. When a woman living on the western frontier believes that the man who saved her life murdered her husband can she find safety within the besieged walls of. Dobbs, us poster art, clint walker, 1958 stock image fort dobbs, us poster art, clint walker, 1958. Feb 09, 2018 when a woman living on the western frontier believes that the man who saved her life murdered her husband can she find safety within the besieged walls of fort dobbs. Failure to provide this information could result in denial of application. Jan 06, 2014 fort dobbsclint walker, virginia mayo, brian keith, richard eyer, russ conway 1958. The official website of the friends of fort dobbs and fort dobbs state historic site, dating to the french and indian war.
Browse a wide selection of western movies and your downloads will be instantly accessible. Fort dobbs event application each individual participating must complete this form and be juried. Their escort is gar davis, a strapping stranger who clearly has something to hide. Their escort is gar davis, a strapping stranger who celia fears is the man who murdered her husband. Fort dobbs was an 18thcentury fort in the yadkinpee dee river basin region of the province of north carolina, near what is now statesville in iredell county. He certainly fills the screen in fort dobbs like cooper at 66 walker didnt look up to too many people. It stars clint walker, virginia mayo, brian keith, richard eyer. Fort dobbsclint walker, virginia mayo, brian keith, richard eyer, russ conway 1958. It is a period that defined the fate of north america and sowed the seeds of independence. Used for frontier defense during and after the french and indian war, the fort was built to protect the british settlers of the western portion of what was then rowan county, and served as a vital outpost for soldiers, traders, and.53 1131 601 29 617 1421 1466 1512 480 208 806 978 845 1438 937 1361 638 685 355 800 641 812 467 216 330 1467 292 1345 322 628 540 441 1109 1345 1006 63 442 327 1144 1337 706 756 1424 792