YONAIP Film and Discussion Series Presents "Drums Along the Mohawk" Oct. 1 at 2 p.m.
Date of Event: 10/01/2009
at 2:00 PM
Year of North American Indigenous Peoples Film and Discussion Series Presents:
Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
Directed by John Ford.
Cast: Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver, John Carradine, Jessie Ralph, Arthur Shields.
A historical drama set in the Revolutionary period that tells the story of a young frontier leader, his spirited wife, and their struggles in the backwoods of New York state. Blue Back (Chief Big Tree) is a Christian Indian, and loyal companion of the white hero. The Iroquois, led by a Tory, are bloodthirsty enemies who burn and pillage