The Legend of Custer (1968)

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Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer has been reinstated and assigned to command the 7th Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hays. The regiment has become a ragtag outfit of thieves and ruffians and ... See full summary »


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Directors:

Norman Foster , Sam Wanamaker

Writers:

Larry Cohen (suggested by), Samuel A. Peeples (creator), David Weisbart (creator), Samuel A. Peeples, Shimon Wincelberg

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6 October 2009 | FightingWesterner
6
| Not Unwatchable, But Pretty Silly Nevertheless
A feature film cobbled together from episodes of the short lived "Custer" television series, The Legend Of Custer looks fantastic with great cinematography and excellent locations.

It's historically bankrupt (not just inaccurate) plot involves Custer and Crazy Horse being captured by a tribe of Blackfoot and being forced to work together to escape and survive a dangerous trek back to civilization.

Wayne Maunder looks like Custer but this doesn't capture any of the arrogance or the amorality of the man. Here he's a hard driving but just and wise.

This isn't too bad but I would definitely recommend watching Custer Of The West for a better (though also historically inaccurate) viewing experience.


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Release Date:

1968

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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