TV Movie | TV-14 | | Action, Biography, Drama
The legendary Native American chieftain refuses to go with his people peacefully to the reservation and starts a rebellion.
For a dream sequence, cinematographer Thomas Burstyn came up with the idea of having two cameras - one loaded with color film, the other with infrared black & white - shoot the exact same image, and then combining them in post-production. Rental house Clairmont Camera designed and built a rig that positioned one camera above the other and used mirrors to correctly align their respective images. This became known as the "Crazy Horse" or "Over/Under" rig, and is still available for rental at Keslow Camera (which purchased Clairmont in 2017).
My first time in battle, I went against my vision. That's why I was wounded.
Worm: There will be plenty more battles, my son. Remember what your vision promised: you'll be a strong shield for the people.
The Fetterman Massacre appears to occur in the summer. In reality, the fight occurred on December 21st 1866. Also, Captain Fetterman and Captain Brown did not shoot each other near the end of the fight. Fetterman was believed to be killed by American Horse.