Westinghouse Presents: The Dispossessed (1961)

In 1879, the American Indian lived under severe handicaps. He had no legal status as a human being, and he was required to stay on his reservation. Defying the law, Ponca chief Standing ... See full summary »

Director:

Tom Donovan

Writer:

Saul Levitt

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ralph Bellamy ... Lambertson
Albert Dekker ... Judge Dundy
Juano Hernandez ... Chief Standing Bear
William Hickey ... Carter
Earl Holliman ... Webster
Dirk Kooiman Dirk Kooiman ... Carpenter
Dina Merrill ... Annette DeGrande
Conrad Nagel ... Gen. George Crook
Tim O'Connor ... Lawrence
Woodrow Parfrey ... Marshal
Lester Rawlins Lester Rawlins ... Phillips
Stephen Strimpell Stephen Strimpell ... Soldier
John Vickers John Vickers ... Soldier
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In 1879, the American Indian lived under severe handicaps. He had no legal status as a human being, and he was required to stay on his reservation. Defying the law, Ponca chief Standing Bear leads his people off their disease-ridden reservation. Though they're captured, the Poncas are given three days to find a lawyer and find a legal way to become their own people once again. This special was based on an actual incident. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 1961 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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