GenreWestern CinematographyJoseph F. Biroc WriterSamuel Fuller LanguageEnglish
Release dateJuly 25, 1957 (1957-07-25) (Premiere-Los Angeles) CastRod Steiger (Pvt. O'Meara), Sara Montiel (Yellow Moccasin), Brian Keith (Captain Clark), Charles Bronson (Blue Buffolo), Jay C. Flippen (Walking Coyote), Ralph Meeker (Lieutenant Driscoll) Similar moviesA Man Called Horse, The Savage, The Return of a Man Called Horse, Stolen Women, Captured Hearts, Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory, Triumphs of a Man Called Horse
Run of the Arrow is a 1957 western film written, directed and produced by Samuel Fuller and starring Rod Steiger, Brian Keith, Ralph Meeker, Jay C. Flippen and a young Charles Bronson. Set at the end of the American Civil War, the movie was filmed in Technicolor.
Confederate veteran O'Meara (Steiger) refuses to accept defeat following the surrender of General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox. He renounces his family and the United States, travels west and joins the Native American Sioux tribe, and takes a wife (Sara Montiel).
When the US Army builds a fort on Sioux lands and fighting breaks out between the Army and the Sioux, O'Meara must make a difficult decision.