One of the greatest adventure films of all time, this Vidor classic owes much of its success to the rugged Tracy, who plays celebrated Indian fighter Robert Rogers, leader of Rogers' Rangers. Tracy is earthy and eloquent as the frontier leader who knows no fear in a wilderness rife with
terror and bloodshed. Set in 1759, the film opens with talented artist Young arriving home in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to sheepishly explain to his family that he has been expelled from Harvard because of the snide political comments he has inserted into his cartoons. Naturally, his criticism is
aimed at the British, which alienates fiancee Hussey's Tory family. Young and his roug...