One in this western anthology series hosted by Dick Powell, based on the works of Zane Grey. Dick Powell makes introductory comments about black soldiers service in the U.S. cavalry. In this episode, the men of the 10th Cavalry, an all black unit known as The Buffalo Soldiers, has been chosen to transport a Comanche chieftain back to the fort where he will sign a peace treaty with the U.S. government.
The men are told by their commander, Sergeant Morgan that the chief is to be treated as a government guest. Young Corporal Smith, who once witnessed a Comanche attack on women and children, struggles with his feelings of hatred towards the chief.The Young Corporal was reenacted by Sammy Davis Jr.
Mission (1959) | Sammy Davis, Jr., James Edwards | Buffalo Soldiers