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
Sons of the Pioneers
as Regimental Musicians
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
John Ford Director

James Kevin McGuinness Screenplay

Merian C. Cooper Producer
John Ford Producer

Victor Young Original Music Composer

Bert Glennon Director of Photography

Jack Murray Editor

James Warner Bellah Author

Frank Hotaling Art Direction

Costume & Make-Up
Adele Palmer Costume Design

Barbara Ford Assistant Editor

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