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WIZ Retro Review and giveaway: The Charge at Feather River

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Warning: As usual, this Retro Review may contain spoilers.

Don’t be fooled: Despite its somewhat predictable cavalry v. Indians plot and the flaming arrows shot directly at the audience to showcase the movie industry’s earliest 3-D special effects, The Charge at Feather River is about relationships—between misfit soldiers and their leaders, between rivals for a woman, between a young white woman and a Cheyenne chief and the people who come to her unwanted rescue.  At the admirable heart of this surprisingly complex story lies the bond that forms between a frontiersman and another captive woman, although as movie romances go, this one is understated and unique. Continue reading WIZ Retro Review and giveaway: The Charge at Feather River