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Rio Grande Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1950
Running Time: 1 hrs. 45 min.
MPAA Rating: Not rated
Director: John Ford
Screenwriter: James T. McGuinnes
Producers: John Ford and Merian C. Cooper
Studio: Republic Pictures

Rio Grande Synopsis

The final installment of the Ford/Wayne Calvary trilogy spotlights the broken romance of John Wayne's Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke and Maureen O'Hara. John Wayne's character must all reacquaint himself with his son who has joined the Calvary against the wishes of this mother. All this takes place against the backdrop of renegade Indians and was filmed in the beautiful Monument Valley.

Rio Grande Cast

John Wayne - Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke
Maureen O'Hara - Mrs. Kathleen Yorke
Claude Jarman Jr. - Jeff Yorke
Ben Johnson - Trooper Tyree
Harry Carey, Jr. - Trooper Sandy Boone
Victor McLaglen - Sgt. Major Quincannon
J. Carrol Naish - General Philip Sheriden

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Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke ( John Wayne ):

"On the official records you're my son. But on this post you are just another trooper. You heard me tell the other recruits what I will need from them. Twice that I will expect from you."

What is the name of the fort where the troops are stationed?