A Distant Trumpet (1964)
A Distant Trumpet
Directed by Raoul Walsh
Cast: Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette and Diane McBain
The main character, Lt. Hazard who just completed West Point arrives in Arizona for his first assignment. He is disgusted with the troops lack of discipline and therefore tries to get them back inline. During the film, the viewers also witness him beginning to have romantic feelings for his commanding officers wife, Kitty. However, a visit from his own wife along with the complications from local Indians causes Hazard to return his focus towards his military duties.
A Distant Trumpet is a 1964 American Western film, the last directed by Raoul Walsh starring Troy Donahue as U.S Cavalry lieutenant Matthew Hazard and his efforts to capture Chiricahua chief War Eagle to cajole him into surrendering. Hazard convinces War Eagle to return with him with the promise the Indians will be provided a safe haven at a reservation in Arizona. Also starring Suzanne Pleshette, Diane McBane and James Gregory.
Directors: Raoul Walsh
Actors: Troy Donahue, James Gregory, Suzanne Pleshette