Classic Westerns

New Mexico (1951)

Director: Irving Reis
Actors: Raymond Burr, Andy Devine, Robert Hutton, Marilyn Maxwell, Lew Ayres
Runtime: 76 min.

In the aftermath of the Civil War, a captain in the US Cavalry goes to New Mexico and tries to make peace with native American chief Acoma. His army superiors, a dancehall girl, and a local judge make things difficult.

Trivia: Raymond Burr (private Anderson) is best known for his award winning TV roles in Ironside and Perry Mason. Lew Ayres received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor for 1948's Johnny Belinda. His second wife was the actress Ginger Rogers.