Seminole Uprising follows Seminole Chief Black Cat (Steven Ritch) and his band of renegades as they escape from their Florida reservation and make their way toward Texas, leaving a trail of death and destruction in their wake. U.S. Army Cavalry Lieutenant Cam Elliott (George Montgomery) is ordered to track Black Cat and bring an end to his campaign of terror and bloodshed. Elliott is half Indian and grew up with among the Seminole with Black Cat as his mentor. Black Cat ups the stakes when he kidnaps Elliott's sweetheart, Susan Hannah (Karin Booth), who is also the daughter of Colonel Hannah (Howard Wright). He intends to trade her for guns and supplies. Elliott must cross the desert to save her. The Seminole warriors and cavalry soldiers face off in a canyon for a deciding battle. The 1954 film was produced by Columbia Pictures Corporation. The film is based on Curt Brandon's novel Bugle's Wake.