Cinema: The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans (Reliance). During the siege of Fort William Henry on Lake George by the French and Hurons under Montcalm (1757), two daughters of the British commander, Alice (Binnie Barnes) and Cora Munro (Heather Angel) set out from Albany for the Fort.

What happens in the woods and rivers during the journey, in the fort during the siege, and in the Huron camp after the fort has fallen, is a complicated triangular contest for life & death between three groups, representing three irreconcilable loyalties. Major Duncan Heyward (Henry Wilcoxon) and...

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