Film Screening: Drums Along the Mohawk

Saturday, March 2, 2019 • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum
Included with Fort Pitt Museum admission

Add to Calendar03/02/2019 11:00 AM03/02/2019 01:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkFilm Screening: Drums Along the MohawkEnjoy “Drums Along the Mohawk,” a frontier movie classic, at the Fort Pitt Museum.Fort Pitt MuseumFort Pitt MuseumfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Enjoy “Drums Along the Mohawk,” a frontier movie classic, at the Fort Pitt Museum.

Released in 1939, “Drums Along the Mohawk,” is a story about two newlyweds Gilbert (Henry Fonda) and Lana Martin (Claudette Colbert) who have settled in upstate New York. Their peaceful lifestyle is interrupted by the onset of the American Revolution, which brings attacks on their home by Loyalists and American Indians loyal to the British.

Prior to the showing, Fort Pitt Museum Director Alan Gutchess will briefly speak to moviegoers on separating fact from fiction. This will be the only showing of the movie, so don’t miss out on this chance to see director John Ford’s first film in color.

Parental Advisory: This movie was released prior to the movie rating system and is therefore not rated. Parents should be advised that the movie contains moderate violence and some nudity.


The screening of “Drums Along the Mohawk” is included with Fort Pitt Museum admission. Reservations are not required and seating is on a first come, first served basis.

For more information, please contact Kathleen Lugarich at or 412-454-6418.