Lieutenant Tom Cantrell is sent to defend Sergeant Braxton Rutledge, a black cavalry soldier, on a charge of rape and murder. The story begins in a courtroom and it is told through flashbacks. This is a story of how a black soldier in the face of danger from the Indians can be so easily mistaken as a criminal.
Christopher D. Ryan <email@example.com>
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WILHELM SCREAM: An Indian rides alongside a soldier and stabs him with a spear. See more
When the troop is settling in for the night and sings "Captain Buffalo" there is a shot of Rutledge standing watch. The rafters of the soundstage are visible in the upper right corner. See more
[Lucy jumps off her horse, ties it up on the rail, and enters the store where Mrs. Fosgate and Mrs. Hackett are
Mrs. Cordelia Fosgate
Lucy Dabney! Riding astride! When will your father realize that you are a grown-up young lady?
Mrs. Nellie Hackett
Papa says as long as I say my prayers and behave myself with the young lieutenants, he doesn't care if I ride like Lady Godiva!
Words and Music by Mack David
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