"The army is always the same. The sun and the moon change, but the army knows no seasons.
The second instalment of the acclaimed John Ford cavalry trilogy had a lot to live up to after Fort Apache (1948). So it may not be too controversial to state that "Yellow Ribbon" doesn't quite achieve the potential promise that Fort Apache's foundation building had provided. However, here is still a mighty Western of many joys.
The lead theme here is the passing of time, of time and love lost, lest "