Rio Grande

John Ford's Most Powerful Drama. The Breathtaking Saga of the United States Cavalry! The third installment of John Ford's trilogy...

Category: Western
Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke is posted on the Texas frontier to defend settlers against depredations of marauding Apaches. Col. Yorke is under considerable stress by a serious shortage of troops of his command. Tension is added when Yorke's son (whom he hasn't seen in fifteen years), Trooper Jeff Yorke, is one of 18 recruits sent to the regiment.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1950-11-15
Run time: 105 minute / 1:45
Director: John Ford
Writer: James Kevin McGuinness
Production Companies : Republic Pictures, Argosy Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



John Wayne
as Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke
Maureen O'Hara
as Mrs. Kathleen Yorke
Ben Johnson
as Trooper Travis Tyree
Claude Jarman Jr.
as Trooper Jefferson 'Jeff' Yorke
Harry Carey, Jr.
as Trooper Daniel 'Sandy' Boone
Chill Wills
as Dr. Wilkins
J. Carrol Naish
as Lt. Gen. Philip Sheridan
Victor McLaglen
as Sgt. Maj. Timothy Quincannon
Grant Withers
as U.S. Deputy Marshal
Peter Ortiz
as Capt. St. Jacques
Steve Pendleton
as Capt. Prescott
Karolyn Grimes
as Margaret Mary
Alberto Morin
as Lieutenant
Ken Curtis
as Donnelly - Regimental Singer
Stan Jones
as Sergeant
Fred Kennedy
as Trooper Heinze
Merian C. Cooper Producer

John Ford Director

John Ford Producer

Bert Glennon Director of Photography

Victor Young Original Music Composer

Jack Murray Editor

James Warner Bellah Author
James Kevin McGuinness Screenplay

Costume & Make-Up
Adele Palmer Costume Design

Frank Hotaling Art Direction

Barbara Ford Assistant Editor

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