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Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

 





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Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

In John Ford's historical adventure film:

  • the scene of Mrs. Sarah McKlennar (Edna May Oliver) refusing to leave her bed during an Indian attack
  • the lengthy scene in the action-filled ending in which Gil Martin (Henry Fonda) - after having been given permission to go by his beautiful wife Lana (Claudette Colbert): "I'm not afraid, I want you to go" - outran three Indians in hot pursuit while racing for help (with just a hand axe) to save the besieged fort
  • the scene of Gil's reunion with his exhausted but relieved wife Lana


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Reunion: Gil with Lana

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