WESTERN CLASSICS DOUBLE FEATURE ? APACHE CHIEF & THE BANDIT QUEEN [DVD] [1949, 1950]
Apache Chief: A renegade Apache warrior threatens to start a bloody uprising. The Bandit Queen: When her family is killed by vicious land-grabbers, a Spanish girl forms an outlaw gang to fight back.
MPAA Rating: NR
Apache Chief: Wounded in an attack on white settlers, a dying Apache chief begs his son Black Wolf (Russell Hayden) to follow in his moccasin-steps and continue striking against the white man. Young Eagle (Alan Curtis), a tribesmen who wants the Apaches to live in peace, and a cavalry lieutenant (Tom Neal) have their hands full contending with Black Wolf and his followers.
The Bandit Queen: In the gold-rich California of the mid-1800s, native Spaniards are preyed upon by ruthless men taking advantage of unjust laws. Vowing to avenge her parents’ murder, Barbara Britton becomes a Robin Hood of the badlands, returning stolen gold to its rightful owners. Philip Reed co-stars as a SECOND masked raider, equally determined to bring justice to the Sierras.
Benjamin H. Kline
George D. Green, Leonard S. Picker
Audio Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 1.33:1
Year 1949, 1950