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Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)

When gold is found on Sioux lands, crooked men attempt to provoke the Sioux into a war with the army and the prospectors.

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Koda
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Redwing
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Captain Cummings
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Elk Woman
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Sgt. Bridges
Lautaro Murúa ...
Perkins
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Gance
Roger Cudney ...
Durand
Jerry Gatlin ...
Winslow (as Gerry Gatlin)
John Davis Chandler ...
Mason (as John Chandler)
Miguel Ángel Fuentes ...
Big Bear
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Mullins
Erika Carlsson ...
Essie (as Erika Carlson)
Anaís de Melo ...
Dorothy
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An Englishman, John Morgan, lives 30 years as a Sioux named Man Called Horse. In 1874, gold is discovered in the Black Hills, on tribal land guaranteed to the Sioux in the Laramie Treaty of 1868. Settlers pour in and White provocateurs try to prompt the Sioux to break the treaty (so that all-out war with the US forces will result in the land no longer being under Sioux control). They murder and make it look like Indians were responsible. Man Called Horse helps maintain calm among the tribe, but when tragedy befalls him, it's left to his son Koda and Koda's lover, a Crow named Red Wing, to devise a strategy to keep the argonauts at bay and the Black Hills sacred. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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The final chapter in the most authentic adventure series ever made. See more »

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29 April 1983 (Colombia)  »

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A fehér törzsfőnök  »

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Michael Beck didn't have to audition for his role in this film. See more »

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Follows The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976) See more »

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Triumphs of a Man Called Horse
Music by Georges Garvarentz
Lyrics by Buddy Kaye
Sung by Rita Coolidge
Produced by David Anderle
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The third, and let's hope, final installment of the "A Man Called Horse" series, this time around Harris is too old and sick to actually ride a horse in the title sequence so the director opts to give the new reign to Michael Beck of "The Warriors" fame who is his son in the film. This time around the enemy is a calvary troop of US marauders who are coming from the Civil War. This is truly an empty film devoid of any new inspirations or themes.


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