Classic Westerns

The Flaming Star (1960)

Director: Don Siegel
Actors: Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden, Steve Forrest, John McIntire, Karl Swenson
Runtime: 101 min.

A mixed Native American (Elvis Presley) is confronted with conflicting loyalties to his family and his white community. As tensions rise between settlers and natives, Pacer faces an agonizing choice.

Trivia: Flaming Star was one of three western movies made by Elvis Presley. Barbara Eden (Roslyn Pierce) is best known for her starring role in the hit TV series, I Dream of Jeannie. John McIntire (Sam Burton) starred as the Wagon Master in the TV series Wagon Train following Ward Bond's death. Karl Swenson played Lars Hanson in Little House on the Prairie. Director Don Siegel later gained fame for films like Dirty Harry and Escape from Alcatraz.