- She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
name = She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
caption = Theatrical release poster
imdb_id = 0041866
Merian C. Cooper Lowell J. Farrell John Ford
James Warner Bellah(stories) Frank S. Nugent Laurence Stallings
John Wayne Joanne Dru
distributor = RKO
October 22, 1949
runtime = 103 min.
country = flagicon|United States
language = English
"She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" is a 1949 western film directed by
John Fordand starring John Wayne. The film was the second of Ford's trilogy of films focusing on the US Cavalry, the other two films being "Fort Apache" (1948) and "Rio Grande" (1950). With a budget of $1.6 million, the film was one of the most expensive westerns of the time, but became a major hit for RKO and remains a popular classic today.
Known for its breathtaking views of
Monument Valleylocated on the southern border of Utah; the cinematographer, Winton Hoch, won the 1950 Academy Award for Best Color Cinematography. Ford and Hoch based much of the film's imagery on the paintings and sculptures of Frederic Remington.
Ford demonstrated a number of standard Cavalry procedures in horse management in this and other movies. Strict rotation between walk, trot, and leading the horses made them last as long as possible. They were still no match for the lightly burdened Indian horses for endurance, but US Cavalry horses were fed grain (when available), and this helped even the odds a bit.
The film is named after a song common in the U.S. military, "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon", which is still used today to keep marching cadence. It is a variant of the song "All Around My Hat".
On the verge of his retirement, the aging Cavalry Capt. Nathan Cutting Brittles (
John Wayne) deals with a series of attacks by the Cheyennefollowing the defeat of George Armstrong Custer. Unwilling to see more lives needlessly taken, Brittles takes it upon himself to try to make peace with Chief Pony That Walks ( Chief John Big Tree).
The movie's narrator references
Pony Expressrider's concerns over George Custer's defeat. Custer was killed in 1876, whereas the pony express made its last ride fifteen years earlier in 1861 after only a year of service.
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