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The legendary Native American chieftain refuses to go with his people peacefully to the reservation and starts a rebellion.
Did You Know?
For a dream sequence, cinematographer Thomas Burstyn
came up with the idea of having two cameras - one with color film, the other infrared black & white - shoot the exact same image, and then combining them in post-production. 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 Clairmont. See more
Crazy Horse's horse wears iron shoes (visible during the vision quest scene) See more
To be a leader among men. That's what it was to be made a shirt wearer among the Lakota. Shirt wearers led the people and protected them at all times. Shirt wearing was the honor that usually went to the sons of chiefs and tribal leaders.