Release dateSeptember 1953 (1953-09) WriterDeVallon Scott (story), Arthur Lewis (screenplay), DeVallon Scott (screenplay) CastJohn Hodiak (Cochise), Robert Stack (Maj. Tom Burke), Joy Page (Consuelo de Cordova) Similar moviesRelated William Castle movies
Conquest of Cochise is a 1953 Technicolor Western set in 1853 at the time of the Gadsen Purchase. Produced by Sam Katzman and directed by William Castle, it stars Robert Stack, John Hodiak and Joy Page.
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Major Tom Burke is assigned to lead four troops of Dragoons into Tucson in the area now known as Arizona that has recently been purchased by the United States. Both the dreaded Apache and savage Comanche Indian tribes are at war with the Mexican population. In addition to the three stakeholders, Major Burke faces a treacherous businessman whose profits of selling alcohol to all parties is threatened by peace.
Robert Stack as Maj. Tom Burke
John Hodiak as Cochise
Joy Page as Consuelo de Cordova
Rico Alaniz as Felipe
Fortunio Bonanova as Mexican Minister
Edward Colmans as Don Francisco de Cordova
Alex Montoya as Jose Antonio Felicisimo de la Vega y Garcia
Steven Ritch as Tukiwah, Cochise's Lieutenant
Robert Griffin as Sam Maddock
Carol Thurston as Terua, Cochise's Wife
Rodd Redwing as Red Knife, Comanche Chief
Snub Pollard as Barfly
The film was shot at Santa Clarita, California, Corriganville movie ranch and the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park in Agua Dulce, California.