Little Big Man (1970) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • Jack Crabb is 121 years old as the film begins. A collector of oral histories asks him about his past. He recounts being captured and raised by indians, becoming a gunslinger, marrying an indian, watching her killed by General George Armstrong Custer, and becoming a scout for him at Little Big Horn.

    - Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>
  • Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.

    - Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>


In the present day 1970, 121-year-old Jack Crabb (Dustin Hoffman), who resides in a hospice, is recounting his long and colorful life story to a curious historian (William Hickey)...

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