Three years after the end of the Apache wars, the peacemaking chief Cochise dies. His elder son Taza shares his ideals but his younger son, Naiche, yearns for war – and for Oona (Barbara Rush) who is betrothed to Taza.
Naiche loses no time in starting trouble which, thanks to a bigoted cavalry officer, ends with the proud Chiricahua Apaches on a reservation.
Then Geronimo arrives …
Bud Westmore was the makeup artist.
For the black and white publicity photographs Barbara Rush was given a distinctly paler complexion.