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"A Man Called Horse" is a 1970 American Western film starring Richard Harris and directed by Elliot Silverstein. Based on a short story by Dorothy M. Johnson, "A Man Called Horse", published in 1950 in Collier's magazine and again in 1968 in the Johnson's book Indian Country. The basic story was used in a 1958 episode of the "Wagon Train" TV show entitled "A Man Called Horse." Partially spoken in Sioux, the film tells the history of an English aristocrat, John Morgan, who is captured by a Native American tribe.
- also known as Un hombre llamado caballo
- country: United States of America
- languages: English Language, Sioux language
- producer: Sandy Howard
- written by Dorothy M. Johnson
- cinematography by Robert B. Hauser
- edited by Philip W. Anderson
- music by Leonard Rosenman
- genres: Western, Adventure Film, Action/Adventure, Drama
- rating: R (USA)
- released on (45 years ago)
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A Man Called Horse (1970), ...
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Perhaps the most obvious Hollywood Indian appeared in Elliot Silverstein's 1970 film A Man Called Horse, which was intended and well publicized as a “ sympathetic and accurate portrayal” of the Plains Indians, particularly the Lakota Sioux.
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