Drum Beat (1954)

Drum Beat (1954)

  • 6.4
  • 111 mins
  • Western


President Grant orders Indian fighter MacKay to negotiate peace with the Modocs of northern California and southern Oregon. On the way he must escort Nancy Meek to the home of her aunt and uncle. After Modoc renegade Captain Jack's group engages in ambush and other atrocities, MacKay eventually ends up tracking Captain Jack down and fighting him one-on-one to apprehend him.—Ed Stephan

Short Review

Ladd cuts a fine Western figure.