Reflecting the Native American viewpoint in the settlement of the American West, This was the first series where an American Indian was the lead character.
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Complete series cast summary:
Keith Larsen ...  Brave Eagle 26 episodes, 1955-1956
Anthony Numkena Anthony Numkena ...  Keena 26 episodes, 1955-1956
Kim Winona Kim Winona ...  Morning Star 26 episodes, 1955-1956
Bert Wheeler ...  Smokey Joe / ... 26 episodes, 1955-1956
Pat Hogan ...  Black Cloud 19 episodes, 1955-1956
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Reflecting the Native American viewpoint in the settlement of the American West, This was the first series where an American Indian was the lead character.

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Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Großer Adler - Häuptling der Cheyenne See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Brave Eagle - never before or since !!!
25 August 2008 | by miscuphamSee all my reviews

Although I was just seven years old when Brave Eagle premiered on TV I have never forgotten him. Keith Larsen presented an image of a proud young Cheyenne chief who was honorable, compassionate, intelligent, strong of character, strong of body, poignant, and incredibly handsome. I was completely mesmerized by Brave Eagle and credit his television character for my lifelong respect and compassion for the Native American people. "Brave Eagle" also because a euphemism in my personal life referring to the "man of my dreams" because he had all of the best qualities in a man. Five decades later and just two weeks ago (and before I stumbled across this website tonight) I told a friend that there just weren't any "Brave Eagle's" anymore........then I had to explain who he was. It is sad that this adventuresome and wholesome series aired before nationwide broadcasting existed because it was truly a program for the whole family. Brave Eagle's character per se was truly one of a kind and has never been equaled on screen since.


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