The Great Adventure (1963–1964)
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The Testing of Sam Houston 

In 1817, Andrew Jackson appoints a young Sam Houston to oversee the forced relocation of the Cherokee from Tennessee. He soon clashes with both Jackson and the US Government over his fair and humane treatment of the Cherokee.

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Sam Houston
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Andrew Jackson
Mario Alcalde ...
Too-Chee-La
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Eliza Allen
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Stanbery
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William Carroll
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John C. Calhoun
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Oo-Lo-Techka
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Mrs. Allen
Tom Palmer ...
Mr. Allen
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Speaker of the House
Ken Drake
Robert Riordan ...
Breckenridge
Edwin Mills ...
Male Secretary
William Arvin ...
Jackson's Aide (as Bill Arvin)
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Appointed in 1817 to manage the forced relocation of the Cherokee from Tennessee, a young Sam Houston clashes with his mentor, General Andrew Jackson and the US Government over his attempts to treat the Cherokee in a fair and humane manner. Written by J Lopez

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31 January 1964 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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